This is one of my favorite views of the Green Valley Gardeners’ demonstration Arid Garden. The aloe blossoms (orange) are at their peak, and the Flying Saucer trichocereus blossoms are just starting. The tricho blossoms last less than a day. They open at night and last until noon maybe. You can see the buds of tomorrow’s blossoms. The blossoms are larger than my hand.

Photo taken with a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 in RAW in Green Valley, Arizona, USA.


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I am a 60+ retiree who loves photography. I am active in the Green Valley (AZ) Camera Club where I teach several classes. Joining this organization has taken my photography to new levels. I consider my cameras and my computers to be my creative media.

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  • Richard G Witham
    Richard G Withamabout 1 year ago

    Wonderful light and color Linda.

  • Thank you so much, Richard. You have to be at the garden really early to get this light. The garden provides the color.

    – Linda Gregory

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1about 1 year ago

    Such a lovely garden, Linda – I miss mine in California

  • Thank you so much, Shulie. It is a wonderful garden. It’s about to come into its full glory.

    – Linda Gregory

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumabout 1 year ago

    Congratulations – 7th May, 2013 – Shirley, Jean & Rene

    Perhaps you would like to leave a comment HERE

  • aussiedi
    aussiediabout 1 year ago

    wonderful capture Linda

  • Wow! Thank you very much!

    – Linda Gregory

  • Cindy Schnackel
    Cindy Schnackel3 months ago


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