What’s Blooming in my Yard Today

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What’s Blooming in my Yard Today

Prickly pear cactus:

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Aloes. The flowers aren’t very pretty, but the trumpet shape of the individual blossoms attract beautiful iridescent green hummingbirds. I haven’t seen them yet, but they should be here any minute.

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I don’t know the name of this ordinary hedge bush, but the flowers smell like plumeria.

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About Andrea R Huelsenbeck

Andrea R Huelsenbeck is a wife, a mother of five and a former elementary general music teacher. A freelance writer in the 1990s, her nonfiction articles and book reviews appeared in Raising Arizona Kids, Christian Library Journal, and other publications. She is currently working on a young adult mystical fantasy novel and a mystery.

3 responses »

  1. Lovely! I love this time of year with all the blossoms. That hedge with the white flowers is a natal plum. We used to have one in our yard when I was a kid.

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