27.8.10

Blue Flower In My Garden


I have a blue water lily in my garden.


It has only a single flower but it's a beauty to behold each day! Notice its transformation. I took the pictures in 3 consecutive days.






"No two gardens are the same.  No two days are the same in one garden."
~Hugh Johnson





48 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Love the mosaic, but that first shot is perfection.

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  2. Lotus flowers are always such special beauties. These macros and your mosaic are exceptionally beautiful.

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  3. O these photos are wonderful! Like a floral fairyland here! Especially love the beautiful detail in the last two macros!

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  4. your last two macros are soooooo beautiful.

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  5. Very beautiful. I'd love some those in my garden :)

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  6. Amazing...I agree the last shots are amazing.

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  7. Goodness me!! Amazing shots. The colour is so lovely.. Great job!

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  8. The yellow actually looks illuminated - Absolutely wonderfully photographed, each shot!!!

    Enjoy your weekend

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  9. Love your photos. Great macro shots.

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  10. Wow! Stunning pictures.

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  11. Gorgeous series! The light is absolutely stunning.

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  12. Absolutely stunning flowers & pics. I think it gets too cold in Michigan for me to grow those, but I would love to.

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  13. Such beautiful flowers! Very nice shots :)

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  14. These are gorgeous!
    I love your mosaic and the macros are exquisite!

    Carletta@Carletta's Captures

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  15. Gorgeous, wonderful, stunning! I love this flower and your series!

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  16. Exquisite flowers and your photography is outstanding. Thank you so much for sharing them with Today's Flowers.
    An English Girl Rambles

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  17. Beautiful! Will it get the seed head that I see in dried arrangements? Thanks for sharing. ♥♫

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  18. What an amazing bloom! I don't think I've ever seen a lotus flower, at least not one in such intimate detail. Fantastic!
    Cass

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  19. This is like a glowing warm sun set against a cool blue sky.

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  20. Beautiful photos ... and beautiful flower!

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  21. That is gorgeous...excellent colors!

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  22. What a glorious combination of lilac and yellow you have for us today. You photographs are just wonderful. THank you for posting them

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  23. I love the capture and collage of this flower. The last two really glow and nice capture of the bee/fly in the middle.

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  24. How wonderful to have your own lotus flower. I drive about 45 minutes to see and photograph them at Longwood Gardens.

    You got great shots!

    Becky K.
    Hospitality Lane

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  25. Blue is so rare in flowers, and this one is gorgeous.

    Happy Blue Monday!

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  26. All of your pictures today are breathtaking. The bottom two are stunning. I love that flower.

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  27. I agree -- your pictures are breathtaking! So very, very beautiful!

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  28. How very lovely! Such an unsual flower, and great photos of it! That mosaic is stunning - such lovely colors.
    I'd love it if you'd drop by for a visit sometime! Have a great week.
    XO
    Heidi- Heart and Home

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  29. What a beautiful post. The flower looks like it is lit up. ~~Sherry~~

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  30. The blue in this lotus is amazing. Absolutely beautiful! Happy Blue Monday! ~ Sarah

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  31. You really did this spectacular flower justice. It is one of the prettiest portrayals of a flower that I have ever seen.

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  32. A beautiful flower and stunning pictures. Enjoy the week.

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  33. Stunning shots, the colors are amazing. . .Your last few photos are gorgeous!!!

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  34. Beautiful photography and love those pretty flowers. Have a great week!

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  35. Gorgeous photos! What a beautiful flower. I really love the second from the bottom, reminds me of a photo of a Clematis I took once....great job!!

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  36. Magnificent photography! Thank you for sharing your exquisite flowers. Cherry Kay

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  37. Wow absolutely gorgeous!

    Enjoy a wonderful week.

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  38. Não sei se você vai ler este comentário, mas fiquei curiosa quando você falou da flor azul, e valeu a pena eu procurar! Parece que tem luz na base! Simplesmente maravilhoso!

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