Color of Summer

I found this flower on an August afternoon. I enjoy the bright colors of summer and hope you do as well.

Photo copyright Jeffrey Foltice

20170805_145437_resized(1)

 

 

Advertisements

7 Comments

  1. Rose of Sharon, a flower of Israel. My mother had those bushes in the front of the house, and they grew into trees. Full of honey bees. Some “menace of a kid”, used to fill pockets with seed laden buds and have ammo for the sling shot.

    I bought this house just over a year ago, and started straightening out a neglected yard, as this was a foreclosure house abandoned several years earlier. I was going to dig out a tree stump of three inches around. Then I saw one tiny leaf and recognized it as a Rose of Sharon. Some, Miracle Grow, and there is a healthy little shrub of almost four feet. I look at those leaves and think.., “ammo”.

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s