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Red Bird of Paradise (Caesalpinia pulcherrima), Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Yuma, Arizona

bird of paradise—
even the scarlet petals
will soon fade to brown

Text and photo © 2014 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on July 2, 2014, in 5-7-5, Arizona, Carpe Diem, Chiyo-Ni, Robert J. Moody Demonstration Garden, Ruby Tuesday Too, Yuma and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. It is amazing how some plants are shaped to look like animals.
    Any red in the desert must be like a bull’s eye target – Here I am, pollinate me!

  2. Wow what a wonderful photo mmt … you were inspired by Chiyo-ni’s haiku I can see and read that. It’s an every surprise to visit your weblog … thank you for sharing. 🙂

  3. Everything fades out after the due time.. nice picture and haiku… 🙂

  4. desert winds preserve the fruit
    dryng delicate beauty

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