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Saturday, May 14, 2011

An Orange Star Plant for Mother's Day

I Love You Chris - what a wonderful son!



42 comments:

Luna Miranda said...

wow, this flower is absolutely stunning! i love the golden petals.

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SquirrelQueen said...

What a gorgeous flower, the petals seem to have a light of their own. Beautiful shots Carletta.

Gine said...

Comme un soleil ... magnifique couleur !

diane b said...

Such beautiful warm colours.

Frank... said...

Stunning colours...

AL said...

Oh how dainty these flowers are! And the colors looks so refreshing!

Nance said...

Flowers are all beautiful but you make them shine by your excellent photography, Carletta! love them!

Barbara said...

What a beatiful gift. Great photos

Modern Mom said...

Stunning flowers! Your son is so sweeet.

My entry.

Ladynred said...

That is really gorgeous flowers. Love the colors!

Laerte Pupo said...

Nice flower and perfect photos.
Thanks for participating in the TF.

awarewriter said...

Excellent Carletta. I love the second shot.

Linda Makiej said...

Really beautiful!!
Have a great week!
Glad to be following you...

Trish ~ ♥ ~ said...

how wonderful of your son, such brillant color

JunieRose2005 said...

This is very pretty! I don't think I know this flower!

You have a wonderful Chris-and so do I! (My son, Christopher)

Junie

Kim, USA said...

Oh wow this is gorgeous!
Hummingbird

Woody said...

What a cool color and the contrast with the green is great!

GrandmaK said...

So very beautiful!!! Cathy

Dina @ 4 Lettre Words said...

Stunning! LOVE the color.

kanak7 said...

Oh wow, they come in this stunning colour too!! I saw the white ones for the first time recently. Your photos are superb!!

Jama said...

The flowers are so stunning!

Rose said...

It is beautiful!

Kala said...

Gorgeous colors, selective focus and bokeh. Love both shots Carletta!

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Oh my Carletta....these are stunning...so beautiful they take my breath away. Well done, well done indeed.

Here's an open invitation to view my 'legendary' MERMAID'S PURSE...a sea 'oddity'. If you have time...come on over for a visit!!

Have a super Monday.

Icy BC said...

Beautiful orange star flower!

I just went through my archives and saw some photos of this exact plant :-)

Ever Green Tree said...

Love the bright Flamboyant Orange colour! Lovely shots.

Karen said...

Beautiful vivid colours, and terrific shots.

Self Sagacity said...

That's nice, I hope he appreciates the nice flowers too. :-)

Bella Skye said...

Wow gorgeous shots!

Luiz Santilli Jr said...

Hi Carletta

Wonderful flowers!

Thanks for sharing.
I would like you, my friend, to become a Guest Friend in TODAYS FLOWERS.
If you agree send me pictures so I tell your Guest Friend date.

Thanks

Luiz

Nancy said...

Hard to believe, but I've never seen or heard of this flower. It's gorgeous! Love the macros. Just awesome, Carletta! :)

Stephany said...

Stunning photos, Carletta! I love the colors. I'm going to have to see if I can find one of these plants.

forgetmenot said...

What a lovely flower,and, of course, you have taken a beautiful photograph of it. Have a nice week. Mickie :)

EG Wow said...

What a gorgeous plant. I LOVE the colour. :)

Stan said...

Lovely shots!! In fact, your whole blog site is replete with quality images -- you have a new fan.

Genie said...

What a lovely flower...I want one of my own. Your macros are really impressive...love the close ups of the stamens. Awesome shots.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

That's a wonderful flower and the fact that I'm very late in viewing it doesn't change a thing. Lovely plant and it was such a nice thing to recognize your son on your day!

Beautiful picture; I'm glad I caught up!

i beati said...

great gift have not seen them here.

ladyfi said...

Wow - such gorgeous splashes of flower love!

George said...

This is a gorgeous flower, and your pictures are great.

Crafty Green Poet said...

what a beautiful flower, such a vibrant colour!

Pieces of Sunshine said...

Beautiful!

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