Walking on a Carpet of Red Petals on My Hike Once a Year 2 January 26, 2018 by Michael Lai in A Photo a Week, Travel, Travel Hong Kong, Travel Theme, Weekly Photo Challenge, Wordless Wednesday and tagged hike, Hong Kong, red petals, Tai Po Rate this:Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailLike this:Like Loading... Related
The petals only fall once a year – they are now on the ground as we walked pass them yesterday.
It doesn’t even seem like they could be real!
I was stunned when I first stumbled onto this 🙂
That must have been a magical moment.
Especially, when I encountered it the first time, now, to me, it is an yearly event.
Absolutely beautiful but…what are they the petals of? I’d love some in my garden!
Honestly, I don’t remember their names any more, although I did some walks with the AGF ( Agricultural & Fishers) trainers on tree identification of trees some years ago. The tree are sort of 10-15 feet tall.
Never mind. 🙂 If you should chance upon the name please let me know.
In Chinese, they are called sort of red chandeliers.
Oh! Thank you. I’ll see if I can find out something about them.
-sigh- Google has lots of hits for light fittings but next to nothing for flowers
red hanging bells – literally in Chinese
Okie dokey. I’ll give that a try. 🙂
This might be it…maybe…but the flower also has some yellow in it:
I am not sure 🤔
lol – well it was fun trying to hunt it down. 🙂
I tried to photograph the flowers with iPhone for you but couldn’t – they were up high against the sky and obstructed by other trees.
Oh, thanks anyway! I appreciate it. 🙂
Wow! So beautiful!
Amazing! The petals are so purple and vivid!!
Hiking there this morning, they are still there and, in fact, more petals on the ground – amazing!
That color really pops in this… super picture!
They look even better when I walked pass this morning . . . . . .