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Beautiful Burst of Pink

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 5 February 2008 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

OLYMPUS X300,D565Z,C450Z 1/15 second F/5.2 ISO 100 23 mm

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Michael Skorulski from Cigel, Slovakia

Sorry I don't know the flower but I appreciate its pink vibrancy.

5 Feb 2008 6:20am

ManuelaR from Hainburg, Germany

Wonderful abundance of ruffles in pink!
I will pass on the name, sorry ;)

5 Feb 2008 9:05am

eddy from Tehran, Iran

very good

5 Feb 2008 9:08am

Steven from Montreal, Canada

A very delicate image

5 Feb 2008 10:41am

martie from Okinawa, Japan

Gorgeous! (I don't know the name although it might be a type of hibiscus)

5 Feb 2008 11:08am

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

A really beauty.
I agree with martie, it looks like a varigated double hibiscus. :)

5 Feb 2008 11:57am

Helma from Tehran, Iran

colorful photo .. thanks.

5 Feb 2008 1:01pm

Lemuel from United States

My maternal grandmother used to grow them years ago.

5 Feb 2008 1:47pm

Babul Bhatt from Bombay, India

lovely bloom...

5 Feb 2008 2:07pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Bright and colorful, very nice.

5 Feb 2008 2:54pm

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Beautiful!

5 Feb 2008 10:45pm

Photographs by M.E. from Encino, United States

that's interesting, thank you for the snippet - red hydrangea is the trend for valentines, huh...

this picture has a wonderful pink hues!

6 Feb 2008 2:09am

Barbara from Florida, United States

Beautiful Burst of Pink could be a new name. Gorgeous! The colors from light to dark in the pink/red makes me think of Valentines Day. Nice story on how you discovered the kind of flower it is. I like the way you framed the blossom and great work on the design of your name.

6 Feb 2008 3:13am

@Barbara: Thanks for the new capton title, Barbara. I've made the appropriate change!

greg from Denver, United States

The flower's name isn't "Hydrangea"...

It's "Bob".

Honestly, do I have to everything around here? Well, do I??

(nice shot btw)

6 Feb 2008 3:22am

@greg: You are too crazy, Greg! You're not going to fool me this time! :-)

Barbara from Florida, United States

Wow! I am honored and impressed. (and please do not name it Bob) kind of an inside joke.

6 Feb 2008 3:46am

Viewfinder from Bradenton, United States

It's very pretty, but am in agreement with martie and MaryB -- it looks like a double hibiscus to me. Hydrangeas have multiple flowerettes in their blooming cluster and the pinks I've seen are more purple-pink than actual amazing pink (like this photo).

6 Feb 2008 12:08pm

@Viewfinder: Double hibiscus it is. :-)