Thursday, 11 June 2009

Some fabulously french flowers for you......


What is more french than the geranium, I must admit I have not been a fan of them when I have lived in other countries but I am slowly falling under their spell.

They just seem to belong in France, it is like they are meant to be here.

I bought some fabulous pink and white ones today but do not have my camera with me so will post some photos next week.

In the meantime I hope that these photos will help you understand why I think they belong in France......


I love these ones, they look fabulous on their own....



But then these look just as fabulous, grouped together......

And this one is simply perfect....

Have a fabulous Friday!
L x

18 comments:

  1. Red Geraniums are so vibrant. I love these photos and you are so right, they are very French!

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  2. lovely photos - thanks for posting :)

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  3. There is nothing like a pop of red! It has such joie de vive.

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  4. Any beautiful flower against a stone facade makes me happy! And these are just the cherry on the top!

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  5. Geraniums are very popular in Italy too! I like them...specially the white ones!!!
    Have a nice week end!
    Vale

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  6. the shuttered windows are pretty hot too!

    Sarah

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  7. Lovely pictures! I want shuttered windows .x.

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  8. You're so right. I'm not a big geranium fan, but in France, they look great. They are just so right there.

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  9. You are so right, they do look just right in France....love the photos....and those shutters in the first shot!
    Happy Week-end!
    Simone :)

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  10. There is nothing like a red geranium to make you smile!

    Love the pictures!

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  11. As an American gardener, I have never liked or used geraniums, but I can't imagine a French garden without them. They are transformed in a French garden. I really like your blog-thanks for stopping by mine!

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  12. Oh so very French and just beautiful! A-M xx

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  13. So very French, red geraniums in the window boxes.
    I have a pot near the driveway with red geraniums and I never like the smell of them. Give me roses or something that has a lovely fragrance.

    have a great weekend
    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  14. Beautiful images, the terracotta pots contrasting against the older stone, the bright fresh geraniums are so european I just love them. Thanks for the lovely reminder of Spring/Summer in France!

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  15. I absolutely adore this post.. My grandfather used to love geraniums, and his balcony in Italy was filled with them.. and so, like my mom, I always plant geraniums in pots in front of our home.. so beautiful, and they remind me of my grandparents.. My favorite is the martha Washington .. the 2 tones are so lively...

    Thanks for this wonderful post.
    Vitania

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  16. Geraniums are hugely popular in Quebec too. I always put them in balconnières on my facade and play with the colors from year to year. I've long loved the reds and now falling for corals. Great pictures!

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  17. they are so pretty - and they're the one plant i can't kill!
    xoxo

    www.froufroufashionista.blogspot.com

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  18. I am hoping that they survive as I am a bit like that with plants. Last year my plants on our terrace looked fabulous but it was thanks to a guest who carefully watered them every morning before breakfast for two weeks. After that I felt a bit guilty so managed to remember to water them most days :-)

    Leeann x

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