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Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 2 August 2017 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Photo of a Devil's Trumpet flower starting to unwrap. Within a matter of a few hours, it was in full bloom and white in color, which can be seen tomorrow.

Photo captured July 4, 2017.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 200 105 mm

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Ginnie from United States, United States

WOWSER, Steven. I don't think I have ever seen such a display before!

2 Aug 2017 5:06am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Woooooo, jolie, très belle forme cette fleur. )

2 Aug 2017 5:20am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

This is funny.

2 Aug 2017 5:21am

Martine from France

J'adore la forme de cette fleur.

2 Aug 2017 5:48am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle forme cette fleur quel coeur et iamge fantastique vue.

2 Aug 2017 6:36am

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Superbe !!

2 Aug 2017 6:54am

Gérard from Allauch, France

Astrange and surprising flower !

2 Aug 2017 7:22am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Magnifique prise et très belle fleur !!!

2 Aug 2017 9:02am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful capture ! Excellent graphics !

2 Aug 2017 9:19am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

what a lovely natural spiral you capture here

2 Aug 2017 9:44am

BiLL from Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

It's like a child's windmill. Beautiful capture.

2 Aug 2017 9:46am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wonderful capture !! White inside?? Let's see tomorrow ...

2 Aug 2017 10:19am

@Mhelene: You are correct!

Devi from Chennai, India

wow !! Splendid capture ! Great details here !!!!!

2 Aug 2017 11:02am

London Caller from United Kingdom

Your garden must be huge!

2 Aug 2017 11:03am

Shaun from Thorton, United States

What a superb capture. 5*

2 Aug 2017 11:37am

willy from Belgium

une surprenante fleur..

une superbe prise Steven


2 Aug 2017 3:05pm

Sudipto from Hyderabad, India

Wow! Lovely flower and awesome composition, Steven! :)

2 Aug 2017 3:33pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine picture of this flower in action. Forward to seeing you tomorrow version in white.

2 Aug 2017 3:35pm

Marité from France

On dirait un moulin à vent en papier de soie ou en satin :-)
Superbe !
Bonne journée.

2 Aug 2017 3:58pm

Jean-Louis Guianvarc'h from Valence d'Albigeois, France

Une fleur qui tourne avec le vent? Superbe prise de vue!
A flower that turns with the wind? Superb shot!

2 Aug 2017 4:10pm

Remus from Portugal

Fantastic spiral.
I had never noticed that they had this effect when they were blossoming.
Great detail.

2 Aug 2017 4:31pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WOW! This is stunning. The shape is captivating. Fabulous image

2 Aug 2017 5:28pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Oh no, not white, I'd much prefer this yellow please :-)

2 Aug 2017 5:47pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Such a beautiful yellow swirl! Looks like a great candidate for a time-lapse series.

2 Aug 2017 6:34pm

@Steve Rice: I actually felt like doing this with camera and tripod. But it was July 4th and we had company over after the Fourth of July parade. I was afraid someone may knock the camera over.

Ehsan Hemmati from Kermanshah, Iran

I like the shape,colors and bokeh.
Nice photo.

2 Aug 2017 7:06pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Beautiful flower in amazing phase growth. Superb capture.

2 Aug 2017 9:23pm

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Wonderful flower...

2 Aug 2017 10:16pm

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada


2 Aug 2017 11:36pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is amazing.

3 Aug 2017 2:02am

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is just stunning! I have never seen a flower at this stage before. It is gorgeous! 5*****

3 Aug 2017 2:21am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

now we know how the pinwheel got invented

3 Aug 2017 2:29am

@Harry: I never noticed that! Good observation!

omar from Afghanistan

never noticed this phase, mother nature creates nice graphics

3 Aug 2017 4:55am

Nandan from Mayapur, India

Simply Gorgeous...First time to observe such a flower..thanks for sharing

12 Aug 2019 3:28am