Star Magnolia | From Bud to Bloom

It is SPRINGTIME here is PA {officially} and one of my favorite part of spring is when the trees finally perk up and get their flower on. One of my favorites among the sea of flowering trees is the Star Magnolia. Small and compact -- PERFECT for small gardens, its fuzzy buds turned into beautiful white/pink flowers this week.

All winter long there are these fuzzy buds, just waiting...and waiting...and waiting...
Sometimes it feels like forever waiting on the trees to wake up...
 THIS year they went from peeping flowers.... full fledged blooms within just a few days...

Some years things just happen faster than others...what kind of year are YOU having?

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