Fifteen years ago my wife and I planted two Flowering Crabapple 'Prairiefire' (Malus) trees. Their bright pinkish-red flowers are a truly glory in the spring . . .for about two days. When they bloom they quickly 'set' and lose the petals and brilliant color in a day or two.
But oh my, while they are in full glorious bloom . . .lets just say we hope we are trying to sale our home in the springtime when the trees are blooming. They may be the best asset of the property, even with winter storm/snow damage the trees suffered a decade or so ago.
Check out the pics and link below and enjoy.
Link: Crabapple Glory
NGC 2442: Galaxy in Volans
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