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Friday, 26 February 2010

Octopussy!

 
Strophanthus preussii

26 comments:

Bernie said...

What a beauty! This great close-up shows all the fine detail of this beautiful bloom.

Cyndy said...

Stunning! Just an amazing photo.

The Idiot Gardener said...

That's a seriously classy shot. Kudos!

vrtlarica said...

Beautiful!

Kyna said...

Wow, that's amazing! O_O

ann-marie powell said...

What an amazing shot - I could gaze upon that gorgeous beaut for the rest of the afternoon!

gloria said...

Wow, Wow, Wow - I am verbally challenged! Such a beautiful picture-

Stone Art said...

Wow, thats awesome, rely lovely photo too.

Curbstone Valley Farm said...

I'm almost speechless! Beautiful!

jeansgarden said...

Wow!! Fabulous photo!!! -Jean

Joanne said...

What a lovely and unusual flower.

Meredith said...

I've never seen anything like that. Beautiful!

Noelle said...

Wow! Such a beautiful flower....

Andrea said...

I second The idiot Gardener - that is a seriously classy shot! ...and the flower is spectacularly spectacular!

joey said...

Wow, an amazing photo!

kate smudges said...

What an incredibly gorgeous flower ~ you've got a perfect title for this picture. It's a wonderful photo.

Juliet said...

Ooh, what a fascinating plant (where do you find them?!) and what a lovely sharp picture of it.

I meant to tell you, I posted this for you :-*

Marie-Monique said...

Superbe découverte!!!très belle plante admirablement photographiée j'adore......à très bientôt

Esther Montgomery said...

So very, very beautiful.

Esther

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

I am in love, and have never seen this before. Oh double double flower love.


Beauty!

Jen

Rosie said...

I've never seen that plant before! words fail me. wow

HappyMouffetard said...

Wow. Just beautiful.

debsgarden said...

I am late seeing this post, but i am so glad i did not miss it! What an amazing flower! I am looking it up, to see if it might grow for me. Thanks for posting the gorgeous photo!

Carolyn Parker said...

Sensational! Those long red things OMG. Gorgeous

africanaussie said...

Absolutely stunning - it has the same shape as a batflower which we get here in Australia, but the colours are amazing! Oh I want one of those! thank you for sharing and brightening up my day!

Gail said...

A truly spectacular flower ~Your blog is lovely. gail