Paul (fremantlebiz) wrote,

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Fifty shades of pink

Perhaps it's an exaggeration to claim there are fifty shades of pink in our garden, but I'm sure there are far more than the nine geranium specimens which I snapped yesterday for the set of images below. We have more geraniums than this, but they are not in flower at the moment. I've always been fond of pink. For a while when I was a teenager in the 1950s, pink shirts and black bobtail ties were all the go for fashionable heterosexual young men. Iridescent orange or green socks were also compulsory for a while.

Pink rules - OK!

Geraniums have to rank amongst our favourite garden plants. I've had some feedback that my 11 November, 2012 entry about buying more of them from the Geranium & Pelargonium Society of Western Australia was re-mentioned and much appreciated amongst the membership. I'm pleased to report that all the cuttings Jill and I acquired at their sale have taken root and are showing new growth.

© MMXII Paul R. Weaver.

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