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Peppermint Schnapps Hibiscus

Posted by Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 20 September 2018 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

A tall series, the Peppermint Schnapps Hibiscus forms bushy upright mounds of dark green maple-shaped leaves. Huge saucer-shaped flowers appear in mid summer and continue until frost. This selection has big blooms of rose-pink with a red eye. Plants prefer evenly moist soil and sunny conditions. Stems die back completely to the ground in winter, but new growth is slow to appear in spring.

Photo captured July 28, 2018.

NIKON D7000 1/125 second F/8.0 ISO 140 98 mm

hibiscus | anthers | filaments | stigma | pink | flower | petals | peppermint-schnapps | dsc0036

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Martine from France

Jolie macro avec de belles couleurs.

20 Sep 2018 5:09am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Gorgeous ...

20 Sep 2018 5:20am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Wonderful pink heart

20 Sep 2018 6:12am

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Magnifique de netteté ...Merci

20 Sep 2018 6:32am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

belle

20 Sep 2018 7:36am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Très belle macro !

20 Sep 2018 8:32am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Beautiful detail shot with excellent focus control

20 Sep 2018 9:15am

willy from Belgium

une macro de toute beauté Steven

greetings

20 Sep 2018 10:15am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Magnificent detail in this superb image of the Hibiscus.

20 Sep 2018 10:20am

The Yum List from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I never cease to wonder about the beauty of nature. Such intricate detail could never be replicated by man.

20 Sep 2018 11:02am

Gérard Flayol from Allauch, France

Superb close up Steven !

20 Sep 2018 11:08am

pascale from Brussels, Belgium

great close up !

20 Sep 2018 11:47am

Don from Spokane, United States

An impressive close up with an interesting growth pattern. Nice post.

20 Sep 2018 12:07pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Excellent focusing !!

20 Sep 2018 12:46pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Stunning focus and details

20 Sep 2018 1:28pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Pretty and a cool name.

20 Sep 2018 3:37pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle macro et finesse quel rendu et vue fantastique image et cpatage
Belle soirée

20 Sep 2018 4:58pm

London Caller from United Kingdom

Do you like hibiscus? There's a Hibiscus Garden in Kuala Lumpur.
Not a huge collection of hibiscus but entrance to the garden is free (weekdays). ;)

20 Sep 2018 8:33pm

Beth Crastnopol from Newton, United States

This is a wonderful macro. I low the colors

20 Sep 2018 8:44pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A stunning macro image! This is gorgeous! 5*

21 Sep 2018 12:50am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Sweet. Hibiscus are such lovely plants.

21 Sep 2018 2:29am

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Steven, this is Absolutely fantastic! I LOVE the sharpness and beautiful colors here....Bravo, sir!

21 Sep 2018 3:09am

Elizabeth Buckalew from United States

Beautiful color and focus! Nice work!

21 Sep 2018 3:16am

Ginnie from Netherlands

Oh, how wonderful to see this up close and personal, Steven...because I drink hibiscus tea almost every day! :)

21 Sep 2018 6:43am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Beautiful and intimate close up

21 Sep 2018 7:02am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Superb macro shot.

21 Sep 2018 7:49am

Olivier P from Tlse, France

beautiful close-up ! Well done !

21 Sep 2018 8:32am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Wonderful macro

21 Sep 2018 10:36am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Merveilleux détails et couleurs.

21 Sep 2018 1:31pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Exquisite focus and result. You are fabulous with these flower shots.

21 Sep 2018 3:34pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Awesome! I love it!

21 Sep 2018 5:02pm

Ehsan Hemmati from Kermanshah, Iran

very eye catching indeed.

21 Sep 2018 8:49pm

Anne from France

Oh magnifique!

22 Sep 2018 7:13am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

such a beautiful filling of the frame !

22 Sep 2018 3:01pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful !!

22 Sep 2018 5:28pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful frame, focus, DOF & colors!
Lovely!

22 Sep 2018 7:04pm

yoshimiparis from France

superb macro, we see tremendously well the details of the pistil

23 Sep 2018 5:51am