Anemone celebration

This year marks the 12th annual Darom Adom (Red South) festival, celebrating the millions of red anemones that cover a large area in the northern Negev.

By ITSIK MAROM
February 2, 2017 20:28
3 minute read.
‘Darom Adom’ festival

‘Darom Adom’ festival. (photo credit: ITSIK MAROM)

 
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When February arrives, we know that our short winter is almost over and spring will have its opportunity to take over. Our spring is a beautiful one and therefore, it is fitting for the vibrant red anemone to usher it in.

The anemone is the national flower of the State of Israel. In a rainy winter, it blossoms as early as January, but it always reaches its peak in February and sticks around throughout April.

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