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July 3
03-JUL-2011 Walter O. Koenig

July 3

Persistent Bloom

These Succulent Blooms are now going into their seventh week.

They are Echeveria glauca and are named after the 18th century Spanish botanist Atanasio Echeverria Codoy.
Native to Mexico, they are hearty plants that require little care, lots of light, and only limited amounts of water.

Nikon D300 ,Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di Macro
1/500s f/4.0 at 180.0mm iso1000 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Colin Dixon14-Jul-2011 04:42
What a beauty great dof and focus point V
Mildred Alpern08-Jul-2011 05:16
Quite impressed with the delicacy of these flowers that you have exhibited so lovingly in modes of crispness. The colors, of course, are standout.
LynnH05-Jul-2011 20:06
Oh how lovely! Great DoF. V
norbi04-Jul-2011 21:52
A beautiful bokeh and a the delicate colours in a perfect composition. v.norbi
Tom LeRoy04-Jul-2011 17:39
Soft and delicate, yet has a strong color presence, love the DOF! V
Christy VB04-Jul-2011 15:42
Very pretty; great color. I see this Echeveria frequently in plantings but never saw the flower before. It has similar blooms to the Hesperaloe V
Patricia Kay04-Jul-2011 14:21
Love this gorgeous image Walter...BV
Lamar Nix04-Jul-2011 12:24
Neon pink flowers shine in the gray background! Nice balance between the focused and echoing unfocused blossoms.
Stephanie04-Jul-2011 12:18
Gorgeous blooms! Love your dof Walter! V
FrankB04-Jul-2011 12:09
lovely colors and perfect compo....V
Ken Chambers ARPS04-Jul-2011 11:50
Look as sweet as candy...
Pierre04-Jul-2011 11:45
Une macro superbe et une image avec une belle douceur! V
Raymond04-Jul-2011 11:44
They are so pretty ...
Dawn McKenzie-Wykes04-Jul-2011 10:44
Love the softness and the colours, very pretty.
Wenche Aune04-Jul-2011 08:58
Beatiful colors and details. V
Aud Elise Sjøsæther04-Jul-2011 08:39
Beautiful! Love the use of dof! V
René Gysi04-Jul-2011 06:31
A very nice flower picture. Wonderful colour combination and good DOF. V
María Cano04-Jul-2011 05:34
I like so much this plant but the name is new for me.. Thanks for sharing Walter .. -V-
John Reynolds04-Jul-2011 05:18
Beautiful colour and d.o.f. V.
soulis04-Jul-2011 04:50
Beautiful! V.
Gérard Koehl04-Jul-2011 04:39
Magnifique. V
Carl Carbone04-Jul-2011 03:48
Awesome color that works so well with the gray background. V
Wei O'Connell04-Jul-2011 03:21
Beautiful colors. Great dof.
Yiannis Pavlis04-Jul-2011 02:34
An impressive image with great composition.Excellent capture.
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