The Chris in question is also known as "digital flower pictures" here and we met in New York while I was there and were discussing a bush that we have in our garden and that my husband claims is something else (though he is wavering, Chris ). This bush is in bloom now and I went out to take some photos just to get my idea confirmed by the expert that this is a star magnolia, indeed. Is it? 1. (grrr! Photobucket!) 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.