C is for Colors of Spring

Magnolia tree blossoms

Spring is finally bringing some color back into the world.

Cherry blossoms, okame

It’s lovely.

Cherry blossoms,

These cherry trees (Prunus x incamp ‘Okame’ cherry) were not only nice to look at, but had a beautiful sound as well.

Cherry blossoms,

They were humming. Filled with bees.

Pink cherry blossoms, okame

As one of the first trees to open in this particular park, it was the place to be if you were a bee.

Pink cherry blossoms

Unfortunately you can’t see them in the photos, but I’ll always remember their soothing sound.

Magnolia flower, pink and white

The magnolia trees were the only other flowering trees that were ready to show off on this particular day.

White and pink magnolia

The sign for this one below listed the name asΒ Magnolia stellata ‘Centennial’ star magnolia

Magnolia tree, magnolia stellata centennial star magnolia

They had some pretty pink stripes on the back of each flower.

Pink stripes on the back of magnolia stellata centennial star magnolia

It’s so nice to have spring here again.

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I’m participating in the A to Z Challenge for the month of April. The idea is to post every day, except Sundays, and end up with one post for each letter of the alphabet. It’s a good challenge to help me to blog every day.

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20 thoughts on “C is for Colors of Spring”

        1. Fingers crossed for you, Diane! It’s not feeling like spring her this morning. The app says it’s 24 degrees, and feels like 16! Where did that warm weather go? I guess that’s spring though, all over the place.

    1. Thanks, Denise! We actually had a very windy and cold weekend, so I’m not sure how many of these pretty blossoms are actually left on the trees at this point. I hope spring hurries up near you!

    1. Thanks, Lynne! It really is a time of exciting change. Similar to fall. Summer and winter are great, but they don’t change much from day to day like spring.

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