Buddleia

Buddleia flower
Buddleia flower

For a Sunday flower photo I am going back to the middle of summer, early August actually, to a time when there were Monarch and other butterflies flitting everywhere in our garden on our flowers, and particularly on the two butterfly bushes (buddleia) we planted for them. I thought of this photo (perhaps some have seen it already) as I was removing the dead flowers. Now the butterflies have mostly all gone and so we must wait for their return next summer. However I have the memory of their bright colours and beauty to sustain me through the winter months ahead. And so I want to share this memory and the hope for another spring and another summer to give us a smile as we transition into the fall this week. Have a lovely day everyone! I send a warm hug out to all.

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4 Responses

  1. One of my favourites, Ellie, to be improved only by the addition of a monarch. Imagine the burst of colours in that one! Happiness is….

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    1. One of mine too, and also one of the first in this style. Not everything lends itself to this treatment. And a monarch (or even a hummingbird, also a frequent visitor to the buddleia) would have given a whole different feel to this. Thanks so much for your comment.

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