One of my favourite views at this time of year can be seen from my back door. A glance across next door's garden to the one beyond and the beginnings of what will become a blaze of red is just starting to show:
If I remember correctly this is a Peony bush, tall enough for me to admire over the six foot fencing.
My thanks to Rob for identifying the flower as a Camellia.
An odd day.. but rewarded at Warnham LNR..
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