West Coast Flora  
Bird of Paradise
Malibu CA
From the Living Desert Museum in Palm Desert
Agave in Malibu CA
Gorgeous Coral Trees throughout Southern CA
Near Malibu
Purple stalks seen all along the coastline, and California poppies, the state flower, grow wild.
Small wild Iris growing in a Cypress Grove at Pt. Lobos near Carmel.
Larger Iris found on Antelope Is in Salt Lake Utah
Flowers from the Denver Botanical Gardens
At the Botanical Gardens David used his long lens to take these exquisite water lily photos. There was a contest where people were choosing their favorite. I don't know how!
Oregon Botanical Gardens Silverton Oregon
As we traveled down the Oregon coast we noticed that the hydrangea became more purple.
Dahlia at Aceta Head Lighthouse Oregon Coast
"Firecracker" at Bonneville Dam
Oregon Coast
Purple Thistle Eureka California