Flora

The rains…

As Matabeleland awaits the rains, it gets hot. Very hot. Even the wind is hot! Tar melts, the skies are relentlessly blue, and yet the trees have enough energy to bring out new leaves and flowers.
This pic below was taken on the last day of August:
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The red colour are the calyces  – turning yellow within a month:
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Both these pics are taken at much the same time of the day, and from the same rocky outcrop.
 

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JohnRH - 15. Oct, 2017 - Reply

Nice comparison. 👍

frankiekay - 16. Oct, 2017 - Reply

Its dramatic – from bright red to clear cream – love it