So this has been going on this week...
No, not Moxie curling up in the background. I'm talking about the in-your-face blooms on the dwarf orange tree. I can take these pictures to show them now that most of the yellow leaves have finally come off the tree. After bringing in the citrus trees (they got frosted a few times, but that's fine), they had to deal with lower light conditions and have had a bunch of their older leaves turn yellow and drop. And drop. And drop some more. What a mess.
But now it seems the trees are cheering back up again - first to bloom is the dwarf orange. These flowers are stinky and strong smelling - yet fairly small. I should've gotten my hand in one of the pictures for scale.
And in the background of the above picture you can see where the petals have dropped off a few flowers - those spots are now potential oranges! Don't get too excited though - this isn't a tree that I recommend eating the oranges from. While they're super juicy and can smell pretty good when broken open, they don't taste good at all.
Oh great, I see a spiderweb in the picture above that I hadn't noticed on the actual tree. Will have to get that outta there!