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You say that's a flower?

As I sit down to write this blog, there are 23 days, 8 hours and 9 minutes until Spring 2015. With the record-setting snowfall in the Northeast and bone-numbing cold across the country, I think it’s safe to say we’re all ready for springtime and a cheerful burst of color.

If you haven’t noticed, there are some flowers that look like, well, other things. Take a look at these buds and tell me what you see. I’ll post the answers as a comment under this blog post on my Facebook page.

1. Dracula Simia








2. Orchis Italica








3. Psychotria Elata

Hooker's lips







4. Impatiens Bequaertii

Flower picture from Laurie dancing ladies







5. Impatiens Psittacina








6. Antirrhinum








7. Peristeria Elata








By the way, you can keep track of the countdown to spring by visiting this website:

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