Flame azaleas grow wild here in the mountains of North Georgia, and I always look forward to seeing them bloom in the spring.

Flame azalea 1

Flame azalea 2

Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!  (William Butler Yeats)

Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day.




2 thoughts on “Dance upon the mountains like a flame

    1. These flame azaleas technically are a type of rhododendron, but yes, they grow wild and are beautiful. The one outside my kitchen window is in full bloom, and others in the woods behind our house are just beginning to bloom. For some reason, the regular azaleas in our garden are blooming in abundance this year, too.


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