Fuschia Blooms

Today’s Foto Fix features brilliantly colored blooms on a tree at the L.A. County Arboretum. I neglected to check the tag for tree variety, so please chime in if you know! It appears slightly similar to an orchard, but is there such a thing as an orchid tree? ~SueBee (photo by SueBee)Fuschia Blooms

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3 Comments on “Fuschia Blooms”

  1. Feb 23, 2014 at 10:02 pm #

    The following is in response to my inquiry, from the Arboretum: “That is most probably Buahinia purpurea, commonly called the ‘orchid tree’ although it is not related to orchids (it is related to peas however).” ~SueBee

  2. Feb 21, 2014 at 2:52 pm #

    Is it an azalea?

    • Feb 21, 2014 at 5:11 pm #

      It was a full size tree, and I’ve never seen azalea so large, but might be in same family!

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