A hot summer is continuing through August here in Central Florida with quite a few thunderstorms. My stand-by in the garden besides tropical hibiscus is my faithful periwinkle.Read More
Plumeria is a genus of flowering plants in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae. Most species are deciduous shrubs or small trees. The tropical species are indigenous to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, and as far south as Brazil, but are grown as cosmopolitan ornamentals in warm regions. Common names for plants in the genus vary widely but Frangipani or variations on that theme are the most common.
Yesterday I went into the front yard checking my plants around 10 AM. The sky was blue with white clouds and the temperature was about 81 degrees F.Read More
Last Thursday was cooler after the previous days with highs in the 90″s F (this is Florida folks!). I went into the front yard about 7:30 am with my camera. Blue skies and lower humidity make me very happy. I find it easier to take photos outside early am or late afternoon before sunset. The bright Florida sun midday can wash out colors in flowers.