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First Azaleas

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 28 March 2019 in Plant & Nature.

The first I've seen in bloom this spring.

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Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel rose et ce bleu en fond grandiose vue et image
Belle journée

28 Mar 2019 5:21am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Magnificent under this blue sky. I love!

28 Mar 2019 5:39am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

There is summer...

28 Mar 2019 6:00am

Martine Girard from brest, France

Superbe, quelles belles couleurs !

28 Mar 2019 6:03am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Avec ce ciel bleu en arrière plan c'est magnifique

28 Mar 2019 7:13am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Beautiful flowers and vivid colors !

28 Mar 2019 7:35am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Bright and beautiful.

28 Mar 2019 7:35am

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

A wonderful spring mood here!

28 Mar 2019 7:54am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Ce rose délicat sur fond de ciel d'un bleu intense, c'est très beau !
Bonne journée Steve

28 Mar 2019 8:13am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


28 Mar 2019 8:27am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful with superb pink color !

28 Mar 2019 9:14am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Very nice image!

28 Mar 2019 9:16am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle prise

28 Mar 2019 9:28am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful spring shot !!

28 Mar 2019 9:37am

Jaya from Trieste, Italy

what a beauty Steve !

28 Mar 2019 10:47am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Great to see them appearing Steve. Excellent capture.

28 Mar 2019 10:58am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Gorgeous colors and clarity as the anthers and filaments reach skyward!! Great capture!

28 Mar 2019 12:10pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, United States

Beautiful viewpoint. The light and color are stunning

28 Mar 2019 2:27pm

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

So beautiful!

28 Mar 2019 3:01pm

willy from Belgium

superbe avec ce ciel bleu en arrière plan

beau travail Steve


28 Mar 2019 4:13pm

Don from United States

These flowers are impressive and I’m sure sign that spring is here. I am really glad to see all the snow gone

28 Mar 2019 4:13pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A perfect exposure that shows off all the beauty and gives us a sweet blue sky for background.

28 Mar 2019 6:17pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. Beautiful rose colours. A fine shot of these flowers against blue sky. :)

28 Mar 2019 6:22pm

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

Oh this is very beautiful and nice.
The purple color is wonderful.

28 Mar 2019 7:00pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

This is gorgeous and vibrant.

28 Mar 2019 9:19pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

I love these beautiful flowers!

28 Mar 2019 9:51pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

Our spring here is so far behind! The azaleas don't bloom usually until the middle of May. The color is just beautiful against that blue sky! I am looking forward to spring!

29 Mar 2019 12:12am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

These are the first azaleas I've seen this Spring also. Gorgeous shot agains the blue sky. I hope this is a sign that Spring has arrived up in your area. We should be up there a week from tomorrow. :-)

29 Mar 2019 12:42am

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Gorgeous pink flowers, set beautifully against the blue sky.

29 Mar 2019 2:11am

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Wow, Beautiful!!! Man, you're getting Azalea blooms already ?!?! Too cool...Beautiful!!

29 Mar 2019 3:55am

Devi from Chennai, India

wow..lovely image,,amazing framing :))))))))))))))))))))))

29 Mar 2019 4:30am

Diana from Olympia, United States

What beauties

29 Mar 2019 5:51pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Wow.... couleurs sublimes sur ce beau ciel bleu.

30 Mar 2019 9:31pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

beautifully composed

2 Apr 2019 1:57pm