Big pink flower

There’s a tree in our garden that I’m sure is a gustavia. It always looks beleaguered — perhaps because gustavia is an understorey tree and our garden has no upper storey — though as the frangipani has grown, blocking some of the sun, I fancy that the gustavia looks less miserable. It occasionally makes lovely pink sweet-smelling flowers — but until now has never produced one low enough to photograph (I only know the scent from fallen ones). This morning it surprised me:

Early light:

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Hello gorgeous!

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