August in full bloom
Digital flash image on a cloudy day
reflects light off the rabbit's night vision enhancements.
seems to be a cluster of "volunteers," perhaps that arrived in soil.
elegant up close
Black-Eyed Susan, perennial
These roots are amazing! Root surface appears corrugated. An overgrown landscape planting of Agapanthus in a condo complex is beginning to produce fewer flowers.
Makes me think I should be careful to thin my plantings regularly.
summer snapdragon, Dresden blue
Yellow shoulders and tail stripe are not on carpenter bees I've noticed.
Thanks for the ID. The adults bellies seem bluest when they are fighting over territory, it seems to me. Not a lot of blue when sunbathing.
growing heirloom, cherry, yellow pear, and traditional tomatoes
rose flower back-lit and other roses; sepals can be intricate
A rose is a woody perennial of the genus Rosa, within the family Rosaceae. There are over 100 species.
The name rose comes from French, itself from Latin rosa, which was perhaps borrowed from Oscan, from Greek ρόδον rhodon (Aeolic βρόδον wrodon), related to Old Persian wrd-, Avestan varəda, Sogdian ward, Parthian wâr, Armenian vard.
such wonderful flavor and fragrance for entrées
leaves central to some Thai recipes.
In 1991 the flower of the genus Coreopsis was designated as Florida's official wildflower, lining roadways.
Queen Anne's lace thrives in our dry summers
Also called Peruvian Lilly. Alstromeria: The genus was named for the Swedish baron Clas Alströmer (Claus von Alstroemer 1736 - 1794), who collected seeds on a 1753 trip to South America. The plant was first described by the French botanist Louis Feulliée.
These capture light so beautifully.
It interests me that even at twilight a good deal of light is caught.
Indoors, without morning sun, they appear a much darker blue.
5 images: 3 morning ambient light, 1 twilight ambient light, and 1 indoor ambient light. No flash ever.