Wordless Wednesday – The golden alder spills his guts?

(I thought these alder catkins were so pretty, until my son went passed and told me what he thought they looked like)

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Alnus incana ‘Aurea’ catkins unfurling

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The catkins twist and tear open, forming a spiral

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Their bright pink colour shows up so well against grey skies

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Living in the damp middle of nowhere
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8 Responses to Wordless Wednesday – The golden alder spills his guts?

  1. Nature in all it’s unselfconscious glory-awesome image.

  2. Wonderful images, the colours are amazing, I like the suggestion that the process of disintegration and decay is at work ….

  3. Eliza Waters says:

    Ha, boys’ world view!

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