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Maggi Young

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video on “Atacama Desert in Bloom”
« on: May 08, 2015, 12:45:53 PM »
Atacama Desert in Bloom - a film by  Gerhard Huedepohl ( of www.atacamaphoto.com)
"Every five to eight years it rains in the Atacama Desert in Chile, the
driest desert on earth. After the rain the desert explodes with life!
Flowers start to sprout everywhere, covering the desert in a carpet of
Two months later the surprising show comes to an end and the flowers dry and
spread their seeds.
The seeds may have to wait for many years before the next rain falls.
Watch the extraordinary show of the Atacama Desert blooming.
See more photos of the Atacama Desert at atacamaphoto.com"

Click on this link to see the film:

It is a stunning presentation of the bulbs and flowers  in the desert.
Margaret Young in Aberdeen, North East Scotland Zone 7 -ish!

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Re: video on “Atacama Desert in Bloom”
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2015, 09:02:56 PM »
Love it!
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