Backlight

The new January Squares challenge, hosted as ever by Becky, the Queen of Squares, is all about ____light. In this often dull month light of any kind is what we all need to lift our spirits as we wait impatiently for spring to begin. Click on the link to find out more.

Backlighting A prunus serrula (Tibetan Cherry)

A magnificent small garden tree for year round interest its most prominent feature is its tactile, silky, polished bark. The smooth, mahogany bark peels in translucent cinnamon and honey coloured sheets to reveal a fresh new hue of bronze-red gloss beneath. Caught in autumn sunlight this tree almost glows.

Common Name: Tibetan cherry tree, birch bark cherry, birchbark cherry, paperbark cherry

backlight (verb) = illuminate from behind.

January Squares | Day Three