The magnolia trees are in flower right now in Bagni di Lucca. The season is almost over and green leaves are beginning to take the place of the blooms.
There is a huge tree in Fornoli.
…another at Villa Fiori.
…and more in the park in La Villa. You can see the flowers fading and the leaves forming here.
My favourite one of all is the one behind the English church in La Villa.
What a pity we have to wait until next year for it all to happen again.
Really wonderful, Debra!
These trees are so beautiful. I wish the flowers lasted longer.
Just gorgeous! I’m whispering this just to you, but I have been missing Springtime these last several years, and these magnolias are making me very nostalgic for the delicate beauty of spring blooms. I’m quite amazed by the density of blooms too – such abundance.
The tress look amazing for just a few weeks a year. I love spring here.
Really wonderful. Not for my garden I am afraid..
It is a bit cold up there for magnolias, but you have other beautiful things.
Beautiful. I can almost smell them (they do smell don’t they?) I’ve never seen a real magnolia tree before.
They don’t have a strong smell. The big white grandiflora which come later have more perfume.
Oh, how beautiful! *sigh* They’re calling for 2-4 inches of snow in Wisconsin tonight. I shall dream of your Magnolias.
Spring is a bit early here this year. We could easily have more cold weather, but I hope not.
Aren’t they lovely, it’s as if they are shaking out their pink frilled skirts after a winter sleep and saying “Ta-dahhhhh”. Trees that blossom are good for the soul – unfortunately our Council seems to be intent on densely planting houses and some beautiful trees have disappeared under the wheels of bulldozers.
Magnolia trees are my favourite!
We can enjoy them for a little bit longer.
We have our gorgeous jacarandas and poincianas in Brisbane. Our spring is pretty good too.
You are missing the magnolias.
Debra, your photos of the Magnolia tree are absolutely gorgeous! Especially the ones with the round window behind.
The flowers look amazing in front of that building. I try to walk past as often as I can.
Oh I love these beautiful flowers……the ones in Lucca and Bagni di Lucca are gorgeous for when they are in bloom. Not sure if they will grow in Margaret River. Will have to give them a try.
Cracking pictures of the magnolia trees – they are so beautiful. We always seem to be somewhere else other than BDL when they bloom. Still, we can look at the pictures and thats really nice.
Thanks for sharing your lovely photos of the magnolias. It is hard to believe their season is almost over and we still have snow on the ground.
I love those trees! Absolutely stunning photos.
Love the way you’ve captured the very special Tuscan light, along with the magnificent blooms of course. Always a favourite.
These are stunning pictures! love the one with the green shutter in the background – captures the contrast perfectly; and the close-ups are beautiful. Wish I had opportunity to visit Bagni di Lucca in March!
Looks like Japanese art, really. Nature is amazing and so is your eye for beauty and capacity for capturing it. What a beautiful post.
So pleased to see that there are still some out – I was afraid that I was going to miss them and I do love them. They weren’t out yet in England when we left,
The recent rain has washed most of the flowers away. Some of the higher villages still have some flowers.