Category Archives: images of flowers

Shy Hibiscus: Flower of the Day, Sept 26, 2017


This beauty was down so low near to the grass that I might have missed it if it were not such a vibrant color.

For Cee’s Flower Prompt.

In the Draw (Cosmos): Flower of the Day, Sept 25, 2017


At this time of the year, these golden cosmos fill the ditches, hillsides and draws near my house in a wild tangle.

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For Cee’s Flower Prompt.

Hibiscus: Flower of the Day, Sept. 23, 2017

Stages of Growth

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A bud one day, a flower in two days more. Watching everything grow so quickly during the rainy season brings the miracles of nature constantly to mind. The kittens of three months ago are now nearly cats.  The hibiscus of three days ago is now one more plaything strung out across the bedroom floor that is their playground. They bring in every one they find. I think they think they are little mice!

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Now, go here to see Cee’s flirty dahlia and other flora!

Night Studies, Hibiscus: Flower of the Day, Sept. 22, 2017

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When I came home last night, the street light was shining on this hibiscus a day past its prime. That might have been due to the rain, its age, or this tiny snail I didn’t even notice until I put these shots on my computer and zoomed in a bit.  Playing around, I couldn’t decide on a favorite. At one point I turned on a wall lamp a few feet way from it, thus the different light plays. In some of the darker shots, either the moon or a street lamp can be seen through the trees. Interesting playing around with night shots. In some, I intended the grainy, painterly effect. Who would think I could take flower shots every day for years and still be endlessly fascinated? Not a professional.  Just a very engrossed amateur. Thanks, Cee.

For Cee’s Flower Prompt.

New Girl

I don’t think I’ve ever photographed this newest hibiscus in my family.  It’s planted in a spot I don’t often visit, by the gate between the outside kitchen entrance and the back yard.  When Pasiano left the gate open, letting the dogs into the kitty domain, I went to close it and discovered this somewhat splendiferous overblown beauty. It’s not what I would normally buy.  Now I’m curious about my state of mind when I succumbed to its gaudy flashiness.


For Cee’s Flower of the Day Prompt

Another Flower, Another Bee: Flower of the Day, Sept. 20, 2017

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The cannas just keep blooming and the bees just keep coming. Thankful for that.


For Cee’s Flower Prompt: