Monday color 40

For this week’s Monday color we have a variety of milkweed flowers (family Asclepiadaceae,) looking somehow unreal, possibly due to the heavy haze light conditions. Milkweed species have a wide range of colors, from white to pale pink to deep orangey-red, but so far I have found none that seem to have orange flowers with this magenta center, so this might be a hybrid. Butterfly milkweeds read more