Zinnia Flowers, Cameron Park, El Dorado County

Zinnia’s are beautiful flowers that spring in the late summer early fall.   These were planted by a neighbor of my relatives, and they really made the driveway so lovely.   There were zinnias everywhere!  Zinnias, got their name from Johann Gottfried Zinn, who contributed greatly to the study of anatomy, and to provide the first comprehensive anatomy of the human eye.  Interestingly enough, he was a botanist also, and thus the flower was named after him.

Beautiful zinnia's will brightern any garden in northern California.
Zinnias in Cameron Park
Orange zinnia in the drieveway garden, Cameron Park.
Orange Zinnia
purple zinnias, in northern california, Cameron Park.
Purple Zinnia

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Pink Zinnia, in Cameron Park, California.
Pink Zinnia.
Orange Zinnia, in Cameron Park, California.
Orange Zinnia.
Orange Zinnia, in Cameron Park, California.
Orange zinnia, Cameron Park, California.
Red zinnia, El Dorado County, northern California.
Red zinnia, El Dorado County.

Daphne Bouquet.

I made a bouquet of Daphne recently and I love this flower so much.   I know I go on and on about it.  It’s a perfect winter flower.  It’s actually a big bush, and blooms quite a lot.
Daphne a winter flower and bush.
Daphne is beautiful and smells even better.
bouquet of daphne
Bouquet of Daphne in a antique bottle.

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Beautiful tiny Daphne flower is beautiful and tiny but has a large wonderful fragrance.

Daphne flowers


This morning I awoke to the wonderful smell of Daphne flowers next to my bed. These are very small tiny flowers usually on a large bush, and they are very fragrant. These flowers would make a wonderful perfume. An extra plus to have fragrant flowers in the winter too, of course this is California.

Beautiful Daphne flower of a big bush in Redding, California.
Daphne flower in Redding, California.