Blowing In The Wind
Maiden ornamental grass is a favorite landscape border. On this fall day I was searchin for the last of autumn colors and the rows of ornamental grass caught my eye at the Arboretum in Richmond, Virgina. On this fall afternoon the sun illuminated the blades of grass with a silvery effect.
Standing Out From The Crowd
Maiden ornamental grass is a favorite landscape border. I captured this image when the late evening sun illuminated the grass at the Arboretum in N. Chesterfield, Virginia
The Light of the Silvery Moon
Maiden ornamental grass is a favorite landscape border. I captured this image when the sun illuminated the grass , allowing it to appear like frost was on the grass
Maiden ornamental grass is a favorite landscape border. I captured this image when the evening sun illuminated the grass at the Arboretum in N. Chesterfield, Virginia
A Touch of Evening Sun
Leaning Into Fall
Maiden ornamental grass is a favorite landscape border. This ornamental grass turns brown after the first frost. There were rows of this ornamental grass at the Arboretum in Richmond, Virginia
This white water lily still reflects beauty between a few lily pads at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia
Water lilies symbolize enlightment, because the beautiful bloom emerges from muddy waters
The Ginkgo tree is one of the most beautiful trees with distinct fan shape leaves that turn a bright yellow in the fall.
We Love The Rain
Blue Hawaiian elephant ears are a large perennial plants with long stems, heart-shaped green leaves with bluish-purple edges and veins. These plants love water and are grown at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia
Raindrops on Pink Azalea
Raindrops on Rhododendron, Autumn Royalty, at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, in Richmond, Virginia
Raindrops on green plant blades, at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia
Peonies are a symbol of good fortune and happy marriages.
Cherry blossoms in Central Park in New York City
The red-edge cordyline has beautiful deep pink foliage as the afternoon sun creates a glow in the conservatory of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Bradford Pear Blossoms
Bradford pear blossoms are a true sign of spring. Those these blossoms are pretty, the tree is prone to high wind damage.
The ginkgo has a distinct fan-shaped appearance and is a symbol of longevity
Sweet Maple Leaves
Sugar orange maple leaves from the maple tree can be a rainbow in color during the autumn season
Signs of spring with sunshine over bright orange tuplips
Pretty Little Things
Bright orange tulips in the early days of spring at Maymont Park in Richmond, Virginia
Red tulips galore at Burnside Farms in Haymarket, Virginia.
There are various shades of pink lotus flowers. Some pink lotus have more white tones than red and therefore these lighter shades are designates purity.
Pink Lotus flowers are one of the most popular of the lotus and are considered to be sacred.
Delicate Pink Poppies
Icelandic Poppies at Tuckahoe Plantation in Richmond, Virginia
The Icelandic poppies grow to 1 to 2 feet. On this day I found these salmon colored poppies at Tuckahoe Plantation
Yellow Gerbera daisy with rain drops