Flowers for the ladies, courtesy of the San Diego Zoo

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Real Estate Agent with HomeSmart Realty West CalBRE #01458572

While the San Diego Zoo is a world-class Zoo, something that is not as well known is that it is also a world-class arboretum. There are many thousands of different species of plants on the Zoo grounds, and many of them have some beautiful flowers, so here today, for our ActiveRain ladies, are some flowers for you to enjoy. Hope they brighten your day and week.

Unknown flower (Flowerus unknownii)

Yellow clivia, a rare color

Orange clivia, the most common color

Hibiscus

Iris

Bougainvillea

Nasturtiums

California poppy

Pride of Madeira

Pride of Madeira

Rock rose

Sea lavender

Protea

Orchid tree

Giant bird of paradise

Orchid

Pitcher plant flowers

Pitcher plant flowers

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Sally K. & David L. Hanson
WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
Keller Williams 414-525-0563

Sometime soon our brown grass will be replaced with shades of green....and colorful blooms will poke out thru the landscape stone...till then, we appreciate your landscaping....we will send you our bouquet when it appears !

April 15, 2009 07:39 AM
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Russell Lewis
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Realty Austin, Austin Texas Real Estate

"like the flowers as much as they like what the flowers get them on those two days -- LOL."

Russel, I could not agree more! have a good week!

April 15, 2009 10:42 AM
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Hey, Sall and David.

I'm looking forward to receiving some bouquets from a little further north of me. Let me know when you get here to San Diego, and maybe Jim and I can play docent for a few hours.

April 15, 2009 11:43 AM
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Hey, Russell.

I suspected I'd get a few chuckles from the guys over that.

April 15, 2009 11:45 AM
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Dona Reynolds
St. Joseph MO
Prudential Summers Realtors

Hi Russel!  I love poppies, somehow I can never get them started to grow, any advice?  Dogwoods are just now beginning to bloom here and are such a pretty tree.  You always do flowers so much justice as your photos show all the detail.  My hubby is quite a flower lover also, when I divide the flowers and pitch part of them in the trash, next day he has taken them and planted them somewhere else.

April 18, 2009 11:20 PM
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