Thea Booijink Art

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Thea Booijink Art

Tag: gumrose

Cistus Ladanifer painting

Cistus ladanifer, rock rose or gum rose

Each Spring, the Cistus Ladanifer (rockrose, gumrose, labdanum) takes over the landscape of the Algarve with abundant white flowers. It is a rather invasive plant which overgrows all the abandoned farmland. But in Spring you forgive this plant that bad habit. It is so beautiful to see them in the morning sun, opening their flowers