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Too Early Magnolia

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When I saw this Magnolia, I was even annoyed by it.

It is definitely wrong — gone too far.

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Cherry can flower earlier but not this variety of magnolia.

Normally, this tree flowering after the Cherry — in May.

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Without a reason, I have strange soft spot to ancient plants.

 Cycad, Tree-fern, Horsetail, Ginkgo, Yew, Monkey-puzzle, Magnolia, Lotus, etc.

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For them to survive hundreds of millions of years,  they must

have a supreme wisdom printed in their gene ! —– I feel awe !

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So, what’s wrong with she in this time ? ? ?

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Those fuzzy images were taken by Wide-angle Pinhole on Canon 5D Mk-III.

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  1. bentehaarstad said, on March 2, 2014 at 12:53

    Looks like may around here. No flowers yet, but they threaten to arrive…

    • yoshizen said, on March 2, 2014 at 14:39

      Yah, you mentioned it in your blog —– freak weather can
      cross the North sea overnight.

  2. Lemony (Gr)Egghead said, on March 2, 2014 at 14:00

    Beautiful images, Yoshi-sensei. But what the heck?! How can it be, this early blooming? Are you saying the Magnolia is blooming right now? Oohhh, these are strange times indeed.

    • yoshizen said, on March 2, 2014 at 14:44

      Yes Lemony I took the photos yesterday.
      That’s why I wrote “even annoyed” !

  3. elenacaravela said, on March 8, 2014 at 20:41

    So surprised to see your magnolia in full bloom!

    • yoshizen said, on March 8, 2014 at 21:01

      In fact, much taller big Magnolia’s photo would be
      posted soon.

  4. […] tree had pretty early flowers last year as […]


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