Flowers of the Algarve – 1

A Pilgrim’s ‘Lockdown’ Perspective

A delicate, silken beauty

A delicate, silken beauty

A ruffled elegance

Ruffled elegance

Abundance Tavira 12 Apr 2020 (9)

Double Happy

A sad association with the deaths in Flanders' fields burdens this beauty

A sad association with the deaths in Flanders’ fields burdens this beauty

Art in the grass

Art in the grass

Tavira temptress that looks ready to spring a trap

Tavira temptress that looks ready to spring a trap

Bearing a hint of the golden corona  to come

Bearing a hint of the golden corona to come

Beauty contestants 1 . . .

Beauty contestants 1 . . .

Beauty contestants 2 . . .

Beauty contestants 2 . . .

Cactus flower and defences

Cactus flower and defences

And its spines say - insects only

And its spines say – insects only

Cardinal's Hats

Cardinal’s Hats


 

Coastal Plants

Coastal plants - an awesome foursome

An awesome foursome

Coastal plants - beauteous innovation

Beauteous innovation

Coastal plants - rugged and hardy variants of their inland sisters

Rugged and hardy variants of their inland sisters

Coastal plants - their beauty a surprise

Their beauty a surprise

Coastal plants - their tenacity is legend

Their tenacity is legend

Coastal plants - While at our very feet, clinging to the rugged windswept headland

While at our very feet, clinging to the rugged windswept headland

Gold among the driftwood

Gold among the driftwood

Saline plants defy the tides

Saline plants defy the tides

Hardy salt plant with defences

Hardy salt plant with defences

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