Florida Rose Foray
Photo Ops in FLorida

Florida Fling

 

I was in Florida to celebrate roses.

 

Rose-portrait

There wasn't much time for sight seeing, but I couldn't miss 

 

Spanish moss

the Spanish moss-- it was in every tree!

 

Ocala horse farms

An unplanned detour showcased miles of gorgeous Ocala horse farms.

 

Nursery

Back to roses-- look it's November and potted blooming roses are for sale (?!)

 

Garden

I thought I'd see more gardens like this-- I'm just glad I saw this one in a tiny, sleepy town called Floral City.

 

Elephant-ears

Can you stand it? I love this.

 

Louis-phillipe-rose

Louis Philippe must reign as Florida's favorite Old Rose-- he was everywhere.

 

Bonsai

Bud Stout's bonsai collection was a special treat.

 

Fl-rose

Another China rose. Does anyone know the name?

 

Lake

Before dinner one night, a shot taken from the restaurant's property.

 

Fountain

Colonial splendor on a corner in Winter Park.

 

Leu-rose-garden

The roses at Leu Gardens from a distance------

 

Florida-pink-rose

 

Leu-gardens-rose

 

Pink-rose

and close up--- I know--- they were all pink HTs, but so perfect!

 

 

Vine

An irrisistable vine.

 

Carol-green

One of many new friends and---

 

Alligator

don't be scared--- he's plastic.

 

 

 

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