Friday, March 11, 2011

Pinkish Purple Magnolias

Magnolias.

Sweet fragrance. Beauty. Gorgeous white flowers.


That's what comes to my mind when I think of magnolias. However, when I went on my recent outing for my friend's birthday, she suggested that we go to this park where she saw a "purple" magnolia tree. I'd always thought of magnolias as white. At first glance, I saw pink flowers - lots of them. We stopped and got out of the car to walk close to the tree to admire the beautiful "purple" flowers. Okay, I'll call it pinkish purple magnolias. How's that? Pinkish magnolias for Pink Saturday that it's time to link up to.


Lovely, aren't they? Join me over at Pink Saturday.

16 comments:

Tammy @BeatriceBanks said...

Wow! Those are amazing! I've never seen any pink purple magnolias. Only white! Just lovely my dear!

Char said...

I just love your magnolias and you are so right, they are a different variety from the large white blooms on the glossy leaved trees. Aren't they just so pretty?? Happy Pink Saturday to you and I too am your latest follower, Char
Just so you know, my door came out looking beautiful. I will post new pictures next week. I am so happy we did it, good luck on your projects and would love to see photos.

Donnie said...

They are very lovely.

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

We had a saucer magnolia with the same beautiful color blooms...so pretty ! and perfect for Pink Saturday.

Deanna said...

Those are amazing! My poor sister is still trying to get her magnolia tree to grow and produce something to ooh and ahh about...lol! Thanks for sharing!

Happy Pink Saturday
Deanna :D

Lynn said...

Stunning colors. Never saw a pink/purple magnolia. Beautiful photography. I am you newest follower.

Cat & Cricket said...

Yes~ they are lovely ...beautiful in fact! Happy Pink!
Smiles~
C

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

They are just stunning!!

HPS!!

Hugs,
Debbie

Marydon said...

This is the color of mine, that we had to cut down, sniff! Just beautiful!

Happy St. Patrick's Day ~
Have a beautiful weekend ~
TTFN ~
Marydon

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LV said...

You can call them anything you like. They are truly beautiful blooms and colors.

Rebecca said...

These are beautiful-would love to have a backyard full of them!!!

Terri Morse said...

My Grandmother used to have several magnolia trees in her yard. When I was a child, I loved playing amidst the petals! Have a great weekend! Terri

Brenda Kula said...

I never met a flower I didn't instantly take to, no matter what the color!
Brenda

Queen Bee's Musings said...

Cheerful pic. No blooms here... Thanks for note on my blog!

Amy @ Chicy-Creations said...

Beautiful! I'm itching for the trees to bloom here!

Candace said...

Beautiful! We called those "tulip trees" back home in Louisiana. They do look more like pinkish purple magnolias though. They are wonderful!