5 Apr 2009

Today's Flowers No 34 - still indoor varieties


I got myself an Easter cactus


Here's one of the fully opened flowers. I did notice it was blurred but I decided I actually like it this way.


I've been carrying other flowers home too. Here's some tulips, miniature roses and St Paulias.


Close up of tulip after five days of purchase. Small signs of wilting can be seen but I thought it makes for an interesting detail.

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19 comments:

VALKYRIEN said...

Stort sett er det innomhus det vokser her til lands også! Nydelig den kaktusen din! Og du driver og ordner det til på gulvet ser jeg! :) Selvom det ikke vokser ute - er det ihvertfall deilig å se at det spirer og gror inne!

Ha en god søndag!

Inkivääri said...

Kauniita kaktuksia ja ihana tuo kukkakokoelmakuva:) Pitäisikös sen mister Linkin jo olla kukkasivulla, kun minulle ei nyt näy?

Kendris said...

We call them Christmas cactus here, but they're beautiful no matter what the name is!

ViennaDaily said...

I am still waiting for the tulips here! And wow you got lots!

2sweetnsaxy said...

Very, very pretty! :-)

Leora said...

I like your "less than perfect" commentary. Yes, the blur is fine, and the wilt is natural. Beautiful!

kayleen said...

Gorgeous series of photos. I too like the effect of the "blur".

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Tink *~*~* said...

I like the color of your Easter cactus :)

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Titania said...

Fill the house with flowers, while waiting for spring. I love the macro shot of the purple tulip. It does not have to be perfect to be beautiful!
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Judy said...

I love that colour!! And the slightly blurry shot is almost abstract, an impression rather than an exact image! Like trying to photograph a feeling!
And the purple tulip is just exquisite!! As I said on another blog, decay can have its own beauty!
You made a comment about forsythia, somewhere, too. I am not sure how cold you get in the winter, but Canada has developed hardier forsythias. They are called something like Northern Gold. We go down to -35 or so, and my forsythia was simply covered last year. Hopefully, this year too!

People with Cameras said...

Wow! That 2nd one is stunning!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Your indoor varieties are very pretty! Soon you'll see many outdoor ones. Meanwhile, these look GREAT. ;-)

Pacey said...

The cactus is so unique, I've never seen one like this before. I'm seeing so much "firsts in my life" in your blog. :)

Arija said...

I like your attitude,. When you get flowers, you don't fool aroud but get a whole heap, and they are beuties.
The Persimmon in not native to Australia, but to the Orient. The other tree in my post, the Grevillea is one of our natives.

Denise said...

Wonderful series of beautiful flowers. Thank you so much for sharing them.

George said...

Your Easter cactus has a beautiful color. I also like the second photograph. The tulip has a lot of character.

Lilly said...

Beautiful.

RuneE said...

Har du det slikt inne - hvem trenger ute? :-)

storyteller said...

BEAUTIFUL!!! My sister in law had one of those for a long time and it bloomed every year for her.
Hugs and blessings,