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Blue flowers inspiration

Blue flowers inspiration

Blue flowers inspiration


First of all, flowers of all colors affect our state of mind, but for each of us – differently. That’s why, we like different flowers. Some of us love flowers of red or pink color, while others prefer flowers of yellow or orange color. As for the blue color of flowers, it depends on the depth of the color how it influences us. Besides, this amazing shade plunges us into sweet dreams, tenderness, and gives a feeling of peace and tranquility. Meanwhile, Blue is a mix of two primary colors – crystal white and deep blue. Therefore, interpretation of blue hue depends on which of the two colors prevails therein. And the lighter shade of blue, that is, when white color dominates, the more easily we perceive it and it has a positive effect on us.
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Wonderful Red Silk Cotton Tree

Wonderful Red Silk Cotton Tree

Gorgeous red flowers of silk tree


The cute Cardboard Box Man holds a large flower, which in fact is a blossom of a wonderful red silk cotton tree, known as Bombax ceiba, or Red Silk Cotton Tree. This is an amazing sight – huge orange-red flowers with a diameter of more than 15cm on bare gray branches. The green leaves will be later. Meanwhile, flowering begins at the end of February and lasts two months. The natural range – from India to the Himalayas, but thanks to bright and beautiful flowers, people widely use it for gardening in the subtropical zone and beyond the natural range. In fact, a tall, beautiful deciduous tree grows almost throughout Southeast Asia.
During the flowering the plant visits a variety of different insects and birds – hunters after nectar, usually accumulating at the base of the sepals. Unfortunately, the flowers do not live long, usually only one night, after which they fall off, forming a continuous carpet under the tree. After the flowers fall, leaves appear on the trees, then fruits. And fruit – a box with seeds and white fluffy.
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Sunset colors over mountains

Sunset colors over mountains

Sunset colors over mountains


According to those who live in the mountainous area, there is nothing more beautiful than the mountains. And colors of sunset in the mountains are especially beautiful. Indeed, they are beautiful in any season, any weather, and any time of the day. To watch and enjoy mountains is possible forever. On cloudy, rainy days, when the sun hides behind the clouds, on the slopes appears thick, bluish mist, which, in close contact with the clouds, forms a solid mass of smoky substance. Sometimes, the fog is so thick that it is impossible to distinguish anything at a distance of five steps. If during the day, especially in sunny and clear weather, the mountains shimmer variety of colors – blue, yellow, purple, green, but they are miraculously transformed at night. At dusk, the mountains are lit by the village lights, and the impression is that some of the stars moved from heaven to earth. An indescribable beauty!
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Rose color meaning

Rose color meaning

White roses. Rose color meaning


Today, among the diversity of means to express feelings, roses reserve centuries unbeaten leadership. After all, Rose – Queen of flowers, acquires a symbolic meaning and like nothing else can convey a thousand words! The versatility of these lovely and never boring flowers has no limit. Color of rose buds is able to express much. Red and pink rosebuds emphasize admiration for beauty and youth, and white rose petals like a hint at the emergence of youth and the impossibility of love and affection. If you want to confess your love for the first time, the best option for you would be a bunch of pale green roses. If the gift is a bouquet of a rose and two open buds, this means a secret and puzzle. Color and shape of the buds of roses is not the only way to convey thoughts and feelings. Also, for example, green leaves of roses symbolize hope and optimism.
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Picturesque Lake McDonald colorful stones

Picturesque Lake McDonald colorful stones

Picturesque Lake McDonald colorful stones


Located right on the border with Canada, the Glacier National Park in Montana covers more than 700 lakes. Meanwhile, about 200 of them are more than five acres in size, and a dozen lakes exceed a thousand acres, which is extremely unusual for mountain lakes. In addition, the water of the lakes is surprisingly clear and clean due to low temperatures, which hinder the growth of plankton. Here you can easily see the bottom of the lake at a depth of 10 meters or more.
However, one of the most striking features of some lakes is the colored pebble covering their bottom and shores. The stones as if painted in a variety of colors, from dark red to green and blue. Meanwhile, the brightest in this regard is the McDonald Lake in the west side of the park. Lake McDonald is the largest of the lakes of Glacier National Park, with a surface area of 6.823 acres. It is also the longest, exceeding 15 km in length, as well as the deepest lake with a depth of 141 meters. Not surprisingly, Glacier is considered one of the most beautiful.
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Orange River natural phenomenon

Life in color – Orange River natural phenomenon

Life in color – Orange River natural phenomenon


Orange River natural phenomenon – the river that resembles the color of orange juice. Undoubtedly, it is a real wonder of the world. And to personally enjoy the stunning riot of power and natural phenomenon, thousands of tourists come here. The Orange River runs in the southern Africa. It rises in the Lesotho Highlands as the Sinqu River and flows west as the Orange across South Africa. The river passes the southern edge of the Kalahari Desert and winds through the Namib Desert before draining into the Atlantic Ocean in South Africa. The Orange River forms the border between South Africa and Namibia. It is about 1,300 mi (2,100 km) long. There are some irrigated sections along the river and many dams but no large towns.
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Blackberry interesting facts

Blackberry interesting facts

Blackberry interesting facts


During ripening, blackberries change color several times – once they are green, then gradually becoming brown, and very ripe, they are black. Blackberry – a symbol of purity of the Virgin Mary. It is believed that the Burning Bush, appearing to Moses, served as a prototype of blackberry, the symbol of motherhood and virginity of the Virgin. Therefore, about the Virgin Mary said: “She gave birth to the flame of divine love, not burned with desire.” The people have a belief according to which to gather blackberries after September 29 is dangerous to health. In England, there is a belief that can be self-fulfilling prophecy – to collect blackberries after October 11 is dangerous. It is considered that on this day the Devil spits on blackberries, and those who eat them will be possessed.
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