Thursday, June 21, 2012

Flowering Catalpa Tree


Trumpets herald Spring.
Spring begets Summer. Magic!
Flowers become beans!






I took the photos of the catalpa flowers a month or two ago, and the "bean" photos yesterday!



I am sharing this post with Floral Friday Fotos and also with Haiku my Heart!!

44 comments:

  1. wow, call me naive but I didn't know flowers can produce beans!

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    1. Hi Sandra! These are not the kind we eat! But, the little string bean bushes have flowers too...just small :)

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  2. I wish I have a tree like that to gaze up, beautiful x

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    1. Thanks Sue! I can see one out of the window in the living room!

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  3. These look beautiful. Can't remember having seen alike before. Please have a good Friday.



    daily athens photo

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    1. I don't think that they are. They turn into hard pods in the fall.

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  5. I've never seen this tree or flowers before. Very interesting flower!

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    1. I get such a kick out of this tree...

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  6. Great pictures you show. Wishing you a good weekend. Hanne Bente / hbt.finus.dk

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  7. Amazing!The flowers on the first picture is very beautiful!
    Have a great weekend

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    1. Thanks! Yea, they have a tropical look, but they're not!

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  8. Beautiful flowers. The last picture is my favorite.

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  9. How beautiful ! A great trumpeting for Haiku My Heart's birthday too.
    Happy Friday !

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    1. Thanks, Kim! Have a great weekend :)

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  10. dear libby,

    gorgeous beauty and embracing of life's changes. may we all be so graceful in our metamorphosis!
    thank you for being a bright part of haiku my heart.

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  11. Thanks for the kind words, Rebecca! And, Happy Anniversary!!

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  12. Lovely nature haiku and photography is exquisite ~ thanks, ^_^ (A Creative Harbor)

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    1. Thank you Carol and ArtMuseDog!!

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  13. Trumpets heralding the natural cycle of things. Enjoyed your haiku and pics.

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  14. Perfect haiku for the photos! I remember those bean trees from my childhood.

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    1. Thanks! Yea, I like the long beans too :)

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  15. gorgeous photos....and lovely haiku....Summer IS here!

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    1. Thanks Joanne - I'm a big fan of summer too!

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  16. I so love your photos and the haiku you wrote to accompany them! Gorgeous!

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    1. That's so nice of you, Dawn... Appreciate it!

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  17. Beautiful pictures and words!

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  18. Fascinating flowers, I have never seen them.

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  19. I'Ve never seen these before either... Beautiful!

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  20. I love poetry with photos and I struggle with my inability to do it..so I don't even try anymore..not a good attitude..

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  21. Every season has its wonders... so wonderful to see everything grow right in front of us. Love the photos!

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  22. What a wonderful series, Libby! Nature is a great artist.

    Thank you for participating in Floral Friday Fotos!

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