Posts Tagged ‘flower’

Spreading the Love

Bumblebee covered in pollen in a flower.

Oak Leaf Hydrangea

Oak-Leaf Hydrangea, Hydrangea quercifolia, in bloom

Magnolia grandiflora

Magnolia grandiflora flower


Lavender Dendrobium

lavender dendrobium orchid in bloom

Common, but not Commonly Seen

Tuliptree bloosom, Liriodendron tulipifera, is tulip shaped in green, orange and yellow.

Blue Curls, Trichostema dichotomum

The blue curl flower is a bright blue with an unusual structure that is found on a small common herb in the southeastern United States.


Mountain Laurel Blossoms

The mountain laurel flowers are very showy. The buds look like pink gum drops and the flowers are a bright white with a decagon shape. Mountain laurel is found in Florida only as remnant populations in the steep gully systems in the Florida panhandle. Trudie Bell Website http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com Buy this picture http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Flora/G0000DDMRdRZmNMM/I0000ndvQUBZEPY0 Contact tdbell9520@comcast.net

Cherokee Bean

The Cherokee Bean grows from a large tuber. The striking red flowers mature into long slender black beans that split open to reveal bright red beans. The beans are very attractive, but poisonous. Trudie Bell Website http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com Buy this picture http://belloftheborders.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Flora/G0000DDMRdRZmNMM/I0000Ei.L.ER7fRw Contact tdbell9520@comcast.net u.s.a. posters for sale

An Anchor with Color

Beach morning glory, Ipomoea pes-caprae, is a pioneer species that works with sea oats to anchor dunes. The bright green leaves and the purple flowers provide a brilliant contrast to the white sugar sand of Grayton Beach. TrudieBell Website http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com License this image http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Grayton-Beach-Florida/G0000YQlri6.TLKc/I0000TsgYP99hRYU Contact tdbell9520@comcast.net


Yellow and black wasp up close

Image of a yellow and black wasp from behind as it forages nectar from a flower. Very shallow depth of field with the focus on the rear and wings. Slight texture applied to image. Vibrant colors Anya Brewley  Schultheiss Website http://absphoto.co License this image http://absphoto.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Fauna-prints-for-sale/G0000LDLp_95gzzg/I0000.NTluN7jXbY/C0000ZxT0Ww7vVq4 Contact absphoto.co@gmail.com

Fall Snack

The vine morning glory provides a welcome food source for hummingbirds in the fall. TrudieBell Website http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com License this image http://www.belloftheborders.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/birds/G0000owmCUZDsKXs/I0000BtYNfuRkvtg Contact tdbell9520@comcast.net

Spring is coming

It’s a wonderful time of the year when the snow recedes and the first crocus flowers grow through the snow. Ulrich Kunst andBettina Scheidulin Website http://www.intensivelight.com License this image http://intensivelight.photoshelter.com/image/I0000so8ZuKVqs.c Contact info@intensivelight.com


Closeup and beautiful.

Macro of a beautiful orange and pink hibiscus flower. The vibrant colors drew me to the flower initially and I got lucky when it started to rain. I loved the droplets and the little ant showed up just at the right time. AnyaBrewley Schultheiss   Website http://absphoto.co License this image http://absphoto.photoshelter.com/gallery-image/Vibrant-Nature/G0000NLUitmB6t74/I0000rtziR8aHpTs Contact absphoto.co@gmail.com

Zienna Lost and Forgotten

The sand on the beaches of the Florida Panhandle is known as sugar sand, because it is so fine and white. When land is cleared near the coast for development, an expanse of blazing white is created that reminds me of a fresh snowfall, except that usually it is blazing hot as well as blinding […]