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Fairy Duster (Calliandra eriophylla), Yuma Conservation Garden, Yuma, Arizona

tiny tongues close in
on tasty crimson blossoms—
hummingbird heaven

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on April 14, 2014, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Fairy Duster, Haiku Horizons, I Heart Macro, Macro Monday 2, Ruby Tuesday Too, Yuma, Yuma Conservation Garden and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 18 Comments.

  1. The little hummingbirds seem uniquely suited to hovering and finding the tiny amounts of nectar in each ruby flower. Bon Appétit!

  2. Oh, if there is a heaven, I hope the hummers are there! But , of course, they will be. The question is, will I get there?!!

  3. What a lovely plant and a perfectly ruby red attraction for humming birds.

  4. A very pretty flower that so looks as if it is displaying silken threads.

  5. made specially for the hummingbirds…nice capture

  6. So unique flowers. Very appealing for hummingbirds.

  7. yesterday’s blessing –
    the dance of a humming bird
    through bougainvillea

    much love…

  8. Incredible kind of flower… with such lovely texture like silky red textile… It can be observe even buds (behind of leaves)… So unusual look for a vegetal type appereance!!

  9. hummingbird heaven
    red silk fireworks blaze open
    Saint peter’s bird gates

    You inspire me! 🙂

  10. a classic MMT ! this one is lovlier !

  11. Hummers will surely delight with this MMT

  12. Ah sweet nectar!! Wonderful as always 🙂

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