April 2007
Mediterranean Wildflowers;2007, p55
The article focuses on flowers with pink-red colours. Examples include bougainvillea which has striking pink to purple bracts or modified leaves to attract insects towards its small, creamy white flowers, common peony which is a bushy, showy plant with bright red petals and yellow anthers supported by red filaments, and pomegranate which is a spiny tree with five to seven crumpled, scarlet petals and is famous for its fruit. It mentions that the species bloom mostly during summer. Pictures of each variety with descriptions are presented.


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