Wednesday, February 6, 2008

ABC Wednesday - C

(The Wordless Wednesday post is beneath this post.)


C is for Coneflowers .......




mauve colored coneflowers with green leaves



I was drawn instantly to the beautiful mauve color of these pretty Coneflowers.

Set against the deep green leaves, with their centers so full and perfect, I just couldn't resist them.

Notice the dark gray sky behind them - I had just enough time to snap these little beauties before Mother Nature sent us a whooping summer thunder storm.

Be sure to check out my Wordless Wednesday post beneath this one - the image was taken about half an hour after this one. Love that special light that only comes around after storms!





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46 comments:

  1. Just came from admiring stunning camellias in digitalflowerpictures wow, here's another flower that I haven't seen in the tropics! It's almost dark pinkish or purple, right? :)

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  2. Ilove the intensity of the colours. WOW! Check out Miss R, she is new today, you will love her post.

    Dx

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  3. I love these flowers .. often confused with their cousins black eye susans .. fine photo!

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  4. I have many pictures of cone flowers, i just didn't know its name until blog hoping to your photo blog :-D

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  5. Hi Deb - yes, it is a dark pinkish/purple.

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  6. Thank, Denise - I will be heading over!

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  7. Hi Daryle - there are many that are similar - the daisies too!

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  8. Hi Si - welcome, and thanks for commenting!

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  9. I just love my cone flowers. But man will they take over if you let them!

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  10. Those are beautiful flowers, bright and pretty color.

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  11. Oh now you have done it spring can't be that far off now.
    Very nice

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  12. The flowers are beautiful. So much life.

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  13. What beauties! Gorgeous color.

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  14. They are really happy looking flowers. Nice shot

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  15. Absolutely beautiful choice for C - cone flowers also contain healing properties. Looking at them, I can well believe that.

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  16. Now your talking. Nice to see some colorful flowers!

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  17. I love cone flowers.....the ease of growing them and how pretty they are. Good choice! It is nice to see these as all I can see is snow....

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  18. Very picturesque. They just lend themselves to photography. God C choice.

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  19. Beautiful, striking flowers - never seen them except in pictures.

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  20. Oh I love coneflowers, mine were nearly finished when I took them last year.

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  21. Whoa, the colors are magnificent. That green almost looks like "high definition"!

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  22. Oh eChinaceas are 1 of my favourites! I'm just about to order some more for the garden.

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  23. Beautifully captured.

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    Jackal

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  24. That is such a pretty shot, especially the contrasting colors.

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  25. Those are beautiful--I will have to find somewhere in my garden to plant some this year.

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  26. Hi Kathy, as usual I love the colors in your photos, we have cone flowers in our garden,love them nice colors.

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  27. Beautiful, vivid colours! Great pic, Kathy!

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  28. Thanks for all your visits and comments - instead of answering here, I have visited your blogs instead - it was much better - I enjoyed your posts!!

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  29. Great flower shot. I like your writeup.

    The wordless post was interesting.

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  30. Lovely shot, Kathy! Did you know the purple cone flower is where the healing herb "echinacea" comes from?

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  31. Lovely Cornflower!

    Have a Blessed Fun Happy
    Creative Healthy Year!!!

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  32. Now thats a great shot and your right about the colour in the sky before and after rain.

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  33. I can see why you were drawn to these flowers. They are beautiful and you did a great job capturing them.

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  34. I love coneflowers. Love them! Echinacea I believe and a wonderful, wonderful herb..have you seen the white one? not as stunning as the pink, I don't think

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  35. Gorgeous, very striking composition.

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  36. The flowers are beautifuy! I love the color and the way you shot them!

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  37. I have never seen any flowers like that. They are beautiful.

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  38. Wow, what a beautiful flower. They seem to be looking up in the sky. Great capture!

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  39. Love the color pink on green, you did it. Anna :)

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  40. the flowers have a nice shape and color to it, wonder if it's available in my country.

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