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Magnolia Grandiflora

I just had to return to the church garden in Cerne Abbas yesterday and there was the beautiful lemon scented bloom moving on to its next stage

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with petals thick and rust coloured feeling like chamois leather,
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leaving this beautiful candleDSC_0800what to do with the petals ….
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Hmm….. do you ever do things like this? DSC_0811

Reminding me of this post back in April 2012, which inspired this mandala on a bird bath.

A higher bloom shone out and I was able to bend down the branch to breathe in that delicious scentDSC_0801

And as you can see I discovered its name is Magnolia Grandiflora – I’m definitely going to see if one will grow in my garden.

Joining in with Cee’s Flower of the Day