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Flowering Desert, Chile
The flowering desert is a climatic phenomenon that occurs in the Atacama Desert, known as the driest place in the world. The phenomenon consists of the blossoming of a wide variety of flowers between the months of September and November in years when rainfall is unusually high. The flowering desert involves more than 200 species of flower most of them endemic to the Atacama region.
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lompoc california is so amazing, im dying at this picture.
Pulteney Bridge, Bath, England
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Keukenhof Gardens, Holland by Opiliones

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This 144-Year-Old Wisteria In Japan Looks Like A Pink Sky

These stunning photographs, which look like a glorious late evening sky with dashes of pink and purple, are actually pictures of Japan’s largest wisteria (or wistaria, depending on whom you ask) plant.

This plant, located in Ashikaga Flower Park in Japan, is certainly not the largest in the world, but it still comes in at an impressive 1,990 square meters (or half an acre) and dates back to around 1870 (the largest, at about 4,000 square meters, is the wisteria vine in Sierra Madre, California). Although wisterias can look like trees, they’re actually vines. Because its vines have the potential to get very heavy, this plant’s entire structure is held up on steel supports, allowing visitors to walk below its canopy and bask in the pink and purple light cast by its beautiful hanging blossoms.

Image credits: Takao Tsushima

You just want to lay out a blanket and lie under there!

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Flower Carpet in Brussels
Brussels, Belgium | by Frans Sellies
Parade Gardens in Bath, England
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Lotus blossoms beneath the Peace Bell in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
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Villa Cimbrone, Italy (by juliaclairejackson)
Amberley Castle Trellis
Sussex, England | by Cheri  (enchantedengland)
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Andalusia, Spain by Zú Sánchez
Here Comes Summer
Southerton, Devon, England | by Andrew Turner
Opaque  by  andbamnan