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Double Oleander

Double Oleander

30 Mar, '078 Comments

Double Oleander, originally uploaded by malyousif. The oleanders are starting to bloom all over the garden, I’ve got 5 of them. Their lovely scent in the early evening is truly magnificent. This is the only “double” oleander I have and now I think I should have gotten all of them in this variety. Very beautiful. […]

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Butterfly on the Lantana

Butterfly on the Lantana

23 Mar, '0717 Comments

Butterfly on the Lantana, originally uploaded by Hananio. This is Hanan’s (my daughter) Friday Photograph contribution. Butterflies are all over the place at in Bahrain at the moment, I see them at the oddest places, but you will agree that this one is more of a typical location where you might find them. Hanan captured […]

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Flowering Bottlebrush

Flowering Bottlebrush

20 Mar, '0710 Comments

Flowering Bottlebrush, originally uploaded by malyousif. Our almost one year old Bottlebrush tree has flowered! This is the first I’ve seen on it and am quite happy that it has established itself and is now happy enough to grow in its patch. (this is in lieu of the missed Friday picture!)

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Rosa “Sultan”

Rosa “Sultan”

9 Mar, '0721 Comments

Rosa "Sultan", originally uploaded by malyousif. We locally call this the “Mohammedi Rose” in honour of the Prophet Mohammed. This is the “Sultan” variety that normally comes from Oman or Saudi. It is very similar to another cultivar “Rosa ‘Bahrain Rose’” but a little bigger and is “smellier!” It’s scent is gorgeous and if you […]

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The Southern Border

The Southern Border

5 Mar, '078 Comments

The Southern Border, originally uploaded by malyousif. Part of the North-facing border that I established about a year ago. In full bloom now. This is a panorama of several stitched photos taken with the mobile phone!

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