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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Flower Beds

Flowers beds like these are a common sight along the roads and roundabouts here in Dubai, as part of the local municipality's efforts to make the city green with palm trees, shrubs and flowers. With all the towering buildings and the construction works all around (which never seems to end by the way), it is nice to see how these attractive flowers add a soft and natural touch to a bustling city like Dubai.

Check out other interesting purple entries at PhotoHunt, see beautiful flower blossoms at Today's Flowers and get a glimpse of other people's world at My World Tuesday.


  1. The flowers are beautiful. I love that shade of deep purple.

  2. Oo, pretty! No flowers here in NY yet...

    I did purple, too. I hope you have time to see! http://newyorktraveler.net/photo-hunters-purple/

  3. What amazing photos to show off purple!

    Have a great weekend.

    Mine's up...come on over.

  4. What a wonderful sight to see as you drive around a city area! You can't beat the beauty of Nature!

  5. The street plantations in the Middle East are often spectacular although water is scarce. In Oman they used grey water to great advantage.
    You feature a magical display of Petunias so well.

  6. i love the purple flowers and the second entry.

  7. Looks like a blanket of color. Really pretty.
    Happy Twirls

  8. I think Dubai is really doing a good job in veering towards beautification and tourism in case the future holds for less dependence on oil.

  9. How very pretty, they must look really gorgeous all over Dubai. Thank you for sharing these lovely photographs with Today's Flowers.

  10. Very colorful. It is always interesting to me how different regions decorate roadsides and medians.

  11. I agree. Flowers go a long way to brighten a place up.

  12. what is the botanical name of this flower bed


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