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Rock rose

By HelenHiggs
We moved to Portugal in the middle of last autumn's chaos of Covid restrictions. Lockdown stopped us exploring too much but there were plenty of walks on the hill above our new home. In the beginning I came to dislike the monotony of the eucalyptus trees but as spring arrived the woods burst into life. The canopy lets in plenty of light for the native plants. These rock roses were everywhere, with flowers at least 10cm across. They shared the space with early heather and, although they have all but finished now, their small cousins are putting forth candy pink flowers. I will try to capture them as well.

Tags: Nature Flowers and plants

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AlfieK Plus
4 1 1 United Kingdom
13 May 2021 10:36PM
Beautifully photographed, Helen. 👍👍
Alfie
Chinga Plus
11 3 2 United Kingdom
14 May 2021 12:59AM
Such a beauty... Excellent composition Helen.
Isabel GrinGrin
14 May 2021 7:29AM
Not seen those before. Very beautiful.

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