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CMMC: January Color – Pink

Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge color for January is pink. I’ve tried to come up with photos of a variety of objects. The hardest part was choosing just one pink flower!

Pink Office and Art Supplies. 1/14/2021.
Pink Shoelace and Shoe Tongue. 1/14/2021.
Pink Fabric. 1/14/2021.
Pink Glass. Pappajohn Sculpture Park, 1/8/21.
Hibiscus (I think!). Reiman Gardens, Ames, Iowa.

FOTD: Flowers at Iowa State Fair

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Sunflower, Discovery Garden, Iowa State Fair.  Photo: TLClark, 8/13/19.

A week ago I shared photos of zinnias in the Discovery Garden at the Iowa State Fair. Here are a few more flowers taken the same morning. Hope they brighten your day!

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Helenium, Discovery Garden, Iowa State Fair.  Photo: TLClark, 8/13/19.

The Discovery Garden has signs identifying most of the flowers. Couldn’t miss this one!

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Disco Belle Hibiscus, Discovery Garden, Iowa State Fair.  Photo: TLClark, 8/13/19.

Another fair goer gushed about how easy the hearty hibiscus is to grow – even for someone like her who does not have a green thumb.

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Hearty Hibiscus, Discovery Garden, Iowa State Fair.  Photo: TLClark, 8/13/19.

There a small water garden complete with water lilies, cattails, and goldfish tucked into a corner of the Discovery Garden.

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Water Garden, Discovery Garden, Iowa State Fair.  Photo: TLClark, 8/13/19.

Thanks, Cee, for the Flower of the Day photo challenge!