Peach Hibiscus
Flowers

Peach Hibiscus Flower Closeup Photo

Another photo of this peach / lavender color hibiscus flower. This hibiscus grows in my yard and has been continued through cuttings to several other hibiscus plants. Hibiscus flowers come in many colors but usually only a few can be found in a garden center. I’ve never seen this one at any store. Perhaps I will make some more cuttings…

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tabebuia flower tree
Flowers

Yellow tabebuia flower photo

I took this photo of this tabebuia flower from the sidewalk on the side of the highway. Tabebuia is a tree that seems to bloom once a year, very early in the spring in southwest Florida. The tabebuia tree is hardly noticeable during the year when it’s not blooming. As you can see the tabebuia flowers make a nice photo. I’m hoping…

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Pink desert rose flower photo
Flowers

Pink Desert Rose Flower Photo

I took this photo of this pink desert rose flower a few years back and recently came across it and wanted to share. The desert rose has become one of my favorite flowers. Of course one reason being that it makes a good picture. There are several different color flowers including white, red, and different variations of pink. Currently the…

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White hibiscus flower photography
Flowers

White hibiscus flower photography

This bright white hibiscus flower photo was taken in Labelle Florida. The sunlight was hitting the flower just right to capture the hibiscus color and shape. Notice the outlined shadows on the flower. The dark background makes the white hibiscus stand out. Thank you for viewing my photography. If you are interested in purchasing a print or my work on…

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Pink Hibiscus Flower
Flowers

Pink hibiscus flower close up photo

This photo was take in the month of September in the small town of Labelle, Florida. This plant was growing near a sidewalk that made it easily accessible for capturing the close up image. What I like about this picture is the pink of the flower and the angle it’s taken at. I like the slight contrast of the pink…

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Yellow Elder
Flowers

Yellow elder plant, colorful flowers

The yellow elder is native to the Bahamas and is its national flower. It can also be seen throughout south Florida. I started this plant from a seed and watched it grow. It took less than three years until it’s first flowers. Yes, that’s a while, but not too long to enjoy these beautiful flowers in my opinion. Of course,…

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Humming bird photo, Abaco Bahamas
Birds, Flowers

Green Hummingbird on Pink Hibiscus Flower

Humming Bird, Abaco, Bahamas. This photo is one of my favorites. Trust me, not an easy task for me to capture this or any other hummingbird in a clear image. I was truly blessed to get this shot. I had tried to photograph hummingbirds before and just given up. They were too fast, before I could even get the camera aimed…

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Pink Oleander Flower
Flowers

Flower Pink Oleander photo, LaBelle Florida

Pink Oleander Flower. A common flower seen in Florida. Pink is the most common flower but I’ve seen other colors as well such as red and white. The scientific name for this plant is nerium oleander. The plant is toxic (poisonous) but still found in many yards and business parking lots. Pretty to look at but don’t eat it. Who would,…

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Yellow flower partridge pea, chamaecrista fasciculata.
Flowers

Yellow Partridge Pea Flower at Labelle Nature Park

  Yellow flower partridge pea, chamaecrista fasciculata. I first came across this plant when visiting a park. (Hickeys Creek Mitigation Park)It’s a small flower, not very showy but the more I saw it the more it grew on me. I used google and found the common name of this plant is the partridge pea and the scientific name is It’s a small flower, not very…

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Royal Poinciana Tree
Flowers

Royal Poinciana Tree Photo

Yes I already posted a photo of a royal poinciana tree but it is such a colorful tree that I ha to post another for your enjoyment. The royal poinciana has to be one of the most vivid colorful flower trees in the world. I know there are other trees with purple and yellow and orange colors but can any…

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Zebra Winged Butterfly on a spanish needle flower
Butterflies, Flowers

Zebra Winged Butterfly on Spanish Needle Flower

Zebra Winged Butterfly (Heliconius charitonia) on Spanish Needle Flower. This flower is a common weed but most don’t know that it’s leaves can be eaten and are a source of protein. The butterfly likes it too. Zebra winged butterflies are a common sight in Florida, maybe because the Spanish needle flower is also common here? This butterfly’s host plant is…

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Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus)
Butterflies

Monarch Butterfly on red penta flowers

  A close up. If you want a picture of a butterfly you should get comfortable and be patient. The butterfly will eventually stop long enough for you to take the picture, you just have to be ready. Most of the time if there are flowers the butterfly will be there for several minutes and you should have enough time…

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Royal Poinciana Tree Flowers
Flowers

Royal Poinciana Tree

Royal poinciana tree with red blooms and seed pods. One of my favorite trees, the royal poinciana blooms during the summer months and has beautiful showy red flowers. I see the blooms mostly when I’m driving but whenever I get the chance I stop to capture a few photos. Royal poinciana grow into big trees and can be started from the…

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Pink peach hibiscus flower
Flowers

Pink Peach Hibiscus Flower

  This hibiscus flower plant was started from a cutting and passed onto me. It has since then been multiplied several times by many cuttings. I know it can be seen regularly on the island of Abaco in the Bahamas but have not seen it in too many places in Florida. How I got one is a little bit of…

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Gulf Fritillary Butterfly on a Zinnia Flower
Butterflies

Gulf Fritillary Butterfly on Zinnia Flower

  One of my very favorite butterfly photos. This gulf fritillary butterfly almost looks like a painting. I used the macro setting on my camera as I often do for closeup shots and this one turned out perfectly. The detail of the wing is exquisite. The gulf fritillary butterfly is a common sight in Florida and looks like a different…

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oleander flower labelle
Flowers

Oleander Plant Flower Photo

The oleander is one of my favorite types of flowers. There are various colors but as far as I can tell the most common are pink an crimson. This one looks light yellow to almost white. The plant grows into a sizable bush and seems to always have a number of flowers on display. Oleander flowers can be seen all…

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