Small Talk Six: I Heart Exotic Flowers

Ahhhh, flowers…  I haven’t thought about my favorite flowers in almost 16 years.  My husband has severe allergies, so flowers are a big no~no in our house.  But thanks to the ladies at Momdot.com, for a few minutes I can remember what it’s like to have flowers all around me.  Today’s Small Talk Six topic is to name “6 of your favorite flowers.”

I used to live in New Orleans, Louisiana (shout out to Dillard University, my old stomping ground) and I’ve been heavily influenced by its beauty, mystery and uniqueness.  That place is a feast for the senses ~ the colors, the smells, the tastes, the sounds….New Orleans even has a tactile quality.  Therefore, my favorite flowers reflect bits and pieces of New Orleans and it’s exotic beauty:

Calla Lily
Magnolia
Passion Vine Flower
Tiger Lily
Trumpet Vine
Wild Iris

Would you like to play along?  Sure you would.  It’s easy.  Simply go here to find out the topics, then answer it on your blog (you can write a list, a paragraph, use pictures, vlog, etc.), then grab the badge and link up.  Don’t forget to visit your fellow participants and leave some comment love.

Tell me, what’s your favorite flower?

*Photos are from the website The Indigenous Flowers of Louisiana by Ronnie Gaubert.

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