Flowers — Costa Rica 2020

What do you say?

How about a bouquet?

For you.

Today!

An orchid?

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Ornamental ginger?

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Another orchid?

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Another ginger.

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Zingiber spectabilis, “Beehive ginger”, so called because the flower is said to look like the “skep” type beehive.

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Way up in the pejibaye palm is a flower.

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Down on the ground, on a rock by the river, is a constellation of miniature flowers.

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On the path to the casita, a persistent double datura pushes out a bloom.

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Also on the path to the casita is a patch of zinnias. The patch is many months old, senescent, gradually drying out as the plants throw their last energy into producing seeds. A few blossoms linger, including this one.

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Age has its beauty.

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