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Interesting wildflower display near the parking area at Dunadd near Kilmartin, Scotland.

Interesting wildflower display near the parking area at Dunadd near Kilmartin, Scotland.

Thistles in bloom on the walkway to the Baluachraig rock art.

Thistles in bloom on the walkway to the Baluachraig rock art.

Lovely flowers found on the grounds of the Kilmartin Museum.

Lovely flowers found on the grounds of the Kilmartin Museum.

Gorgeous beds of flowers in the public park on the shore of Lake Annecy.

Gorgeous beds of flowers in the public park on the shore of Lake Annecy.

Gorgeous poppy flowers in the Annecy public park next to Lake Annecy.

Gorgeous poppy flowers in the Annecy public park next to Lake Annecy.

A beautiful red poppy flower in the Annecy public park next to Lake Annecy.

A beautiful red poppy flower in the Annecy public park next to Lake Annecy.

Pretty wildflowers near a rest area on the Autoroute Blanche.

Pretty wildflowers near a rest area on the Autoroute Blanche.

Claude Monet's water garden, formed by a tributary to the Epte, showing the pond with the water lilies.

Claude Monet's water garden, formed by a tributary to the Epte, showing the pond with the water lilies.

Close-up of the Japanese bridge, I rather like the bright colored umbrellas on the left.

Close-up of the Japanese bridge, I rather like the bright colored umbrellas on the left.

Front of Claude Monet's home.

Front of Claude Monet's home.

Gorgeous mix of flowers in front of the house.

Gorgeous mix of flowers in front of the house.

He liked to cluster flowers with similar colors.

He liked to cluster flowers with similar colors.

Purples and blues mixture.

Purples and blues mixture.

Close-up of some stunning tulips mingled with other flowers.

Close-up of some stunning tulips mingled with other flowers.

As we leave the city, flowers in a garden just outside the walls at the main entrance to Saint-Malo.

As we leave the city, flowers in a garden just outside the walls at the main entrance to Saint-Malo.

One of the many exquisite flower displays inside Château de Chenonceau.

One of the many exquisite flower displays inside Château de Chenonceau.

Château de Chenonceau is famous for its wonderful flower arrangements all from on site flower gardens.

Château de Chenonceau is famous for its wonderful flower arrangements all from on site flower gardens.

Looking north northeast across the gardens toward the chateau in right center with an outbuilding dating to the 1700s on the left. At the right side of the image are grape arbors over the walkway.

Looking north northeast across the gardens toward the chateau in right center with an outbuilding dating to the 1700s on the left. At the right side of the image are grape arbors over the walkway.

In the herb garden of Chateau of Villandry is a Tradescantia X andersoniana a spiderwort hybrid that is native to the United States of America.

In the herb garden of Chateau of Villandry  is a Tradescantia X andersoniana a spiderwort hybrid that is native to the United States of America.

In the herb garden of Chateau of Villandry is a Tradescantia X andersoniana a spiderwort hybrid that is native to the United States of America.

In the herb garden of Chateau of Villandry  is a Tradescantia X andersoniana a spiderwort hybrid that is native to the United States of America.