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Saturday, January 9, 2016

Fuyusoubi (winter rose)

Carpe Diem #893 Fuyusoubi (winter rose)


The Christmas Rose is the name given to a variety of hellebore that bloom in the dead of winter.  The hellebore graced the walkway edges with deep green leaves through out the long cold winters.  Though not a Christmas rose hellebore, the sister, Lenten, was a beauty, also.

 Frozen in time: the Christmas rose, Helleborus niger, in the snow. Photograph: Alamy

the leafless tree
wears a cape of green and white
above its cold roots

©  Janice 'petra domina' Adcock

Thanks to Chèvrefeuille for daily prompts on 

CARPE DIEM HAIKU KAI



©  Janice Adcock from my own yard 4/2013




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