Today's photos are from Carol Thompson in Charlotte, North Carolina. She says, "I took these pictures late one spring afternoon in my garden. With the sun backlighting several of the plants, it was amazing to see the play of light and dark, the shadowing, and the lovely transparency of the colors.  Included are 'Dr Tinsley' camellia, 'Blue Lady' hellebore, an unnamed daffodil, 'Fireglow' Japanese maple, an unnamed azalea, and 'Ivory Prince' hellebore. Beautiful, Carol!  **Be sure to click on all of the photos on the left!

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