afternoon delights

random snapshot 16/2015

What a joy it was to find these beauties blooming gloriously in the late afternoon sun — red torch ginger (Etlingera Elatior)

red torch ginger etlingera elatior

red torch ginger etlingera elatior

red torch ginger etlingera elatior

Flowers really do intoxicate me.
– Vita Sackville-West (1892 – 1962), English poet, novelist and garden designer

red torch ginger etlingera elatior

red torch ginger etlingera elatior

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.
― Vincent van Gogh (1853 – 1890), Dutch post-impressionist painter

red torch ginger etlingera elatior

red torch ginger etlingera elatior

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.
– Gerard de Nerval (1808 – 1855), French writer and one of the most essentially Romantic of French poets

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