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My dogwood Tulip

In their opening stages, the cupped blooms on this Flowering dogwood stood out at the edge of the woods like cream-colored tulips. The curled lip of each off-white petal was kissed with a faint rosey smudge. (Pinker flowers from last … Continue reading

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Pale pink pinwheels

These powder-pink blossoms of a small flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) look to be just past their prime, with rusty smudges like age spots on an old lady’s hands. Still, the tree has some youth about it as those same plump … Continue reading

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