Lucies Farm Photo Gallery

Home of Scottish | Kobe Beef, Kurobuta Pork, and Pampered Dogs

Image search results - "grandiflora"
ZJul-13-06-0007.jpg
The Old and The New197 viewsThe magnolia tree in our front garden -- a new blossom, and an old. The magnolia is an ancient genus that evolved before bees appeared. The flowers are designed to be pollinated by beetles. This is a Southern Magnolia, or Magnolia grandiflora.
ZAug-04-06-0033.jpg
Southern Magnolia Blossom117 viewsThis is on our large Southern Magnolia tree, photographed August 4 2006. We're having several new blossoms a day, and they scent the evening air with the gentle smell of --- well, of magnolias.
ZAug-04-06-0035.jpg
Magnolia Grandiflora -- Southern Magnolia106 viewsThe large petals on the flower fall away, and the "fruit" is left inside. Here's a young flower, and the "fruit" from a old flower. The huge flowers smell wonderful, but fall to bits if we try to cut them and put them inside in a vase.
 
3 files on 1 page(s)