Saturday, July 11, 2015

Hibiscus Beauty



Earlier in the spring I was sure this hibiscus bush was dead.  We had such a hard winter and my knowledge of the  hibiscus being nil is was sure there was no hope for it.  Well, as you can see I was wrong.  There was nothing but dead branches and so I cut them to the ground.  Soon, to my surprise and delight, green leaves started to sprout.  Oh, my goodness, I am grateful for the resilience of the hibiscus.  Beautiful, though it is, it is strong and sturdy. 

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What a beautiful star I have found in the center of this blossom.  Nature's beauty is indispensable in the light of hope.

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Thanks be to God!

Cathy



Please visit Judith at Lavender Cottage for Mosaic Monday and share in the beauty offered there.



Mosaic Monday

I will also be joining Laura at I Heart Macro to day too.  Why not stop by and enjoy!



Shine the Divine


14 comments:

  1. Ours looks dead every winter and each year it comes back with a bang :-) Have a good weekend. Diane

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  2. I always feel very special when I discover beauty like this that God made. Your flowers are just gorgeous.

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  3. Stunningly beautiful. I'm so happy that your hibiscus survived and thrived, what more could any of us hope for?
    Happy MM.
    Maggie

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  4. Hello Cathy, your hibiscus is pretty. So happy it survived. We have some rhododendrons that did the same thing. They grew back from the ground. Have a happy day and new week ahead!

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  5. Your hibiscus surely looks vibrant and healthy!
    Never give up hope. Some days its the only thing to get us through.

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  6. I do love a beautiful hibiscus. They remind me so much of lovely days at the beach.

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  7. The hibiscus is one of my favorite flowers. I wish they bloomed more that one day! Beautiful shots. Happy Monday!

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  8. Their beauty paints the day cheerfully!

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  9. I'm glad your hibiscus made it, lovely collage and amazing macro shot.
    Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday Cathy.

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  10. Gorgeous flowers! Wonderful to see in this variation!
    Warm greetings!

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  11. So pretty! I'm not much of a gardener so I'm always thankful when the flora in my garden pop up again every spring.

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  12. Cathy I adore hardy hibiscus and await their bloom soon.....lovely center picture!

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  13. I would never have dreamt that this tropical flower/bush could survive a hard winter! We only see them in Florida and the South, never where there is real winter. Beautiful photos ... I love the cheerful colors!

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