The third day of the full bloom here, and petals are falling softly in the breeze.
A single cosmos flower in front to the fields of bachelor’s buttons and calendulas.
Another view of the field of flowers outside Silverton.
Fields of flowers civer the rolling hillside of a flower farm outside of the the town of Silverton, on the way to Stayton-Sublimity, in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.
Epidendrum radicans is a terrestrial orchid that grows in open areas–here a field of volcanic boulders on the side of Arenal Volcano.
Some kind of pink Mussaenda growing in the garden of our hotel in Manuel Antonio Village.
Torch Ginger (Etlingera elatior) also known as the Red Ginger Lily, an exceptionally-red, waxy flower common in gardens throughout Costa Rica.
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata) was all over, both growing (apparently) wild and as a garden plant.