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Early Blooming Japanese Magnolias - Classic Size Flowers.

Early Blooming Japanese Magnolias - Classic Size Flowers.

Early Blooming Japanese Magnolias - Smaller Flowers, Darker Colors.

Early Blooming Japanese Magnolias - Smaller Flowers, Darker Colors.

Early Blooming Japanese Magnolias - Smaller Flowers, Darker Colors.

Early Blooming Japanese Magnolias - Smaller Flowers, Darker Colors.

Early Blooming Japanese Magnolias - Large Flowers, Lighter Colors.

Early Blooming Japanese Magnolias - Large Flowers, Lighter Colors.

Early Blooming Japanese Magnolias - Large Flowers, Lighter Colors.

Early Blooming Japanese Magnolias - Large Flowers, Lighter Colors.

Native Flame Azalea.

Native Flame Azalea.

Gaillardia.

Gaillardia.

Pinwheel Periwinkle.

Pinwheel Periwinkle.

The sun was at just the right angle to light up the interior of this daylily.

The sun was at just the right angle to light up the interior of this daylily.

This one has been blooming in our yard for years.

This one has been blooming in our yard for years.

Native Flame Azalea.

Native Flame Azalea.

Gaillardia.

Gaillardia.

Native Flame Azalea.

Native Flame Azalea.

The ashe magnolia has the largest leaves and the largest flowers (10 to 12 inches) of any North American tree.

The ashe magnolia has the largest leaves and the largest flowers (10 to 12 inches) of any North American tree.

It grows mainly in eight counties in the Florida Panhandle. This one has been growing in our yard for a number of years.

It grows mainly in eight counties in the Florida Panhandle.  This one has been growing in our yard for a number of years.

Close-up of the flower cluster on a milkweed, each flower is very tiny, with stunning color and detail.

Close-up of the flower cluster on a milkweed, each flower is very tiny, with stunning color and detail.