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Sunday, March 8, 2009

Philadelphia Flower Show 2009 - V

This will be the last day to focus on the flower show because other things are showing up that I also want to share. Below is a collage of three rather odd looking plants, balanced on the bottom by some colorful and common spring flowers

Next is a dining room that was part of a group of displays of three rooms each on the theme of Italian Villas. I just liked the way the colors and shapes worked in this one.

One of the things I like about the big shows is how they bring whole landscapes indoors and take you to different places. Here is an Irish cottage.

Although there are a whole lot more succulents that I want to show you there may be some future chances to sneak some of those in, so I will close with a sculpture that everyone thought was pretty strange. Are these evil fairies, or just plain ugly? It was certain that anyone who saw them had an opinion! Happy Flower Show 2009.

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See Philadelphia Flower Show I
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Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Those three fairies are scary.

Rick (Ratty) said...

The flowers in this post are very interesting. I like the unusual ones the most. I think I agree that the fairies are a little scary, but I kind of like that.

Sharkbytes said...

Hi MJ- thanks for stopping by.

Solomon- Yes, they certainly caught everyone's attention. Sort of hark back to how fairies were perceived before everything became Disneyesque.

Ratty- I'm always fascinated by the unusual flowers too. Of course, I guess "unusual" only means what we are not accustomed to. With the blog world we get to see things from all corner of the globe!