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)


Friday, July 13, 2012

Bold Tiger Lily

No sun in my peninsula world at the moment.
So archived summer photos are in action.

A short lived flower
With dramatic stage presence
Like a pink leopard

Linking to:
Floral Friday


Sherry Blue Sky said...

Ha! On my blogroll it said this posted four minutes ago. So I am First:) Yes, a pink leopard is the perfect description. How lovely they are, hey?

Naquillity said...

i love lilies. they're such a beautiful flower. leopard is a great description.

that sunrise is stunning. i could sit for a long time watching sunrises/ sunsets. they're always so dramatic.

have a great night~

Birgitta said...

These flowers are so lovely. Great photos!

Jama said...

Gorgeous lily!

Joyful said...

Fantastic photos. This is one of my favourite lilys because of the beautiful, bold colours.

NatureFootstep said...

Lovely flowr this is. I shot some of them in a hotel and now I got the name. Thanks!

Anonymous said...

I wish these flowers lasted longer also...but thankfully they are very devoted to coming back in all their glory every year!!! Wonderful shot!

Unknown said...

Very pretty.

My entry.

joanne said...

Love the shot .... you can see the 'polka dots' of the lily so clearly!

Bettey said...

What gorgeous colors! Love it!

I hope you can stop by my blog and say "Hello", and"Like" Hood Photography on Facebook! Have a good weekend!

Libby said...

Gemma - First, I was intrigued by that unique lily and then I was blown away by your haiku - one of the best ones that I have read!



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