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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Watercolor Wednesday | Magnolia.

...nothing says summer to me quite like magnolia. The scent is heavy on the air. The green leaves shine in the sunlight. And the cream blossoms are smooth as satin, with petals falling open softly, to reveal the palest pink.

This particular bloom arrested my senses on my last walk with Holly yesterday. I wish I could share the smell and feel with you, too! Happy Wednesday!

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7 Comments:

Blogger margene said...

I'd love to walk with you and Holly. Your environment would be so different from mine. Happy Wednesday to you, too.

Wednesday, 03 June, 2015  
Blogger Carole Julius said...

I remember seeing them in Richmond when we visited a few years ago and they are beautiful!

Wednesday, 03 June, 2015  
Blogger Lydia said...

IF I ever own another home, I'd love to have one of these trees. Soo very Southern, I remember some magnolias that were so big we could play under the bottom limbs as kids.

Wednesday, 03 June, 2015  
Anonymous Patty said...

We planted one when Dan was born but lost it about 14 years later in a garage building incident! (You know the great garage building incident of 2004?) :-) Lovely picture Mary!

Wednesday, 03 June, 2015  
Blogger alexa said...

Our neighbour used to have one of these, and they are indeed spectacular. Your photo transitions nicely into the the watercolour effect.

Friday, 05 June, 2015  
Blogger Kym said...

Love magnolias! I have a star magnolia tree in my front garden bed. It blooms early -- and is just about the loveliest thing ever. It always makes by heart sing.

Friday, 05 June, 2015  
Blogger Honoré said...

Ah! Magnolias. We're so lucky to have them in Washington DC too…actually one down block. Sweet Magnolia, indeed! Lovely Waterlogue.
Cheers~

Friday, 05 June, 2015  

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