AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Monday, August 22, 2011

Blushing


This protea in my Dromana Hills garden always fascinates me.
The soft textures in the centre and the soft red colours are unique.
As its colour fades, its tawny textures are stunning too.

Today's Flowers #157
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Red Hot Monday meme
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Macro Monday meme

Gentle ruby blush
Strong vibrant textures and shapes
Soft fluffy heartland


Hosted by TODAY'S FLOWERS TEAMLUIZ SANTILLI JR. DENISE IN VIRGINIA LAERTE PUPO SANDY CARLSON


Red Hot Monday is hosted by Kerslyn


Hosted by Lisa @ Lisa's Chaos

8 comments:

Denise said...

Such an exotic looking bloom. Great macro too. Thank you for sharing it with Today's Flowers.

SandyCarlson said...

That is a fascinating beauty!

Pam said...

I have never seen a flower like that. Beautiful and great macro>

Kim, USA said...

Looks like this flower is really blushing makes me smile!

Macro Monday

lisaschaos said...

What a wonderful flower! I've never seen one before!

NatureFootstep said...

it seems like the leaves is beautiful as well. :)

haikulovesongs said...

gorgeous flower and haiku! ♥ dani

Gypsy Lala said...

Blushing beauty!

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