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The Stunning Flowers of Gozo

During the hot, dry months of summer Gozo can get quite brown and dusty, with no hint of the lush wildflowers that carpet the cliffs of Sannat in the spring.

But there are still gorgeous blossoms to be found as you enter cool courtyards and walled gardens, or crane your neck to look up at balconies festooned with cascades of vivid blooms.

Here are a few of my favorites found around Gozo and in the stunning garden of my friend Janet’s bed and breakfast: King’s Lodge.


Yellow Bougainvillea

What are your favorite flowers blooming this time of year?

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King’s Lodge Bed and Breakfast
Janet & Colin King
2 Panorama Court
Triq L20 Ta Lulju Off Main Street,
Sannat, Gozo, Malta
Tel: 00 (356) 21565085
Mobile: 00 (356) 99249287

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mlleparadis - So glad for you (and us!) that you’ve gotten to have this adventure Krista.  The photos are JUST GORGEOUS!  Big hugs!

Vanessa@Luxuria - Wow! Your images are stunning. The colours are breathtaking!

Walking Tours Rome - What beautiful flowers – I’ve never seen anything like that first one before, do you know what it’s called? It looks like it’s ALIVE, and not in the normal way that all flowers are – if that makes any sense at all!


Bess - Gorgeous! I just went camping outside of Winter Park, Colorado, and was surprised how many wildflowers were still in bloom. My favorite were lavendar daisies with yellow middles.

Anonymous - You’re right Krista, that garden is stunning! What a great trip…love these flower photos 🙂

Andi Perullo - So so so pretty!  LOVE that butterfly!!!

Janet Rainbow-King - Hi Krista,
Can you email me the pictures of the flowers please. Also I am just waiting for the email address and password. Hope
all is ok with you. Big kiss from both of us xxx

Janet Rainbow-King - The flower is called Passion Flower. Isn’t it beautiful. We are lucky enough to have these flowers in our garden in Gozo and we were also fortunate to have had Krista here to take the fabulous photos.

Krisleighsen - So vibrant. Looks amazing.
I love any type of rose or lily!

Keely - Wow that passion flowers is unlike anything I’ve ever seen before. What an adventure! Thanks for the pics – the second one’s taken me back to my childhood for some reason (I believe we may’ve had similar blooms in my backyard as a kid). 

Barbara - So pretty and colourful Krista.

Joanne - These are so exotic and vibrant!  they make my eyes happy.

Krista - Thank you so much for the hugs, Paradis!! They are most welcome. 🙂

Krista - Oh how fun, Bess. 🙂 I’ve never been to that park but it sounds lovely. 🙂

Krista - Thank you, Vanessa! The colors are so brilliant here against the backdrop of sandstone and blue skies.

Krista - I sure can, Janet! Just sent them a bit ago. 🙂 Big kiss and hug to both of you! 🙂

Krista - Hooray! So glad you spotted it, Andi 🙂 It thrilled me too. 🙂

Krista - Isn’t it lovely, Tuula? I lingered there for many an hour on my trip there. 🙂

Krista - Thank you, Kris! Oh yes, those are always brilliant!

Krista - Isn’t it stunning, Keely?! I was mesmerized. 🙂 I’m so glad the pic took you on a trip down memory lane. 🙂

Krista - I’m so glad you like it, Barbara. 🙂

Krista - Oh me too, Joanne! I couldn’t stop looking and sighing. 🙂

Rajasthan Tours - so beautiful beautiful flowers

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