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Ceiba speciosa (fka: Chorisia speciosa) - Kapok, Floss-Silk Tree


Ceiba speciosa (fka: Chorisia speciosa) - Kapok, Floss-Silk Tree (Ceiba speciosa (fka: Chorisia speciosa) - Kapok, Floss-Silk Tree)

These trees are still blooming. They start blooming in August and bloom through November. Photo taken in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. on Nov. 14, 2011. Posted for Alexandramou.



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This looks lovely ; well worth the space . For a change , this year at present there are nasturiums still in full bloom and cosmos , althouhg a bit jaded . The mock castor- oil is still in blossom attracting some sort of very busy flying things [feeding on the nectar ]. The first frosts have not hit us yet , that is why .

26 Nov, 2011

 

That is really pretty........

26 Nov, 2011

 

Driad:

Fall is the time of year when many of the interesting tropical/subtropical trees start blooming here in San Diego.

Nasturtiums are just starting to grow, they won't bloom until winter, though. They grow wild in many areas.

26 Nov, 2011

 

Milky:

Thanks! :>)

26 Nov, 2011

 

Very nice indeed.

30 Nov, 2011

 

Thanks! Yes, the flowers are very nice!

2 Dec, 2011



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