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Red hibiscus in the neighborhood

Red hibiscus in the neighborhood

Some flowers are so striking they almost appear to be fake. This hibiscus is so glossy, it looks like something created at a silk flower shop and not actually growing along the street. 

This was another photo taken along my walk in the neighborhood. 

I find that the revisiting the same places over time allows me to mark the progression of the days and the seasons as plants move from dormancy, to regrowth, to flowering and then setting seed — in some cases. 

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