Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Scared Lotus Bud and Flower



Scared Lotus
Nelumbo nucifera 'Pekinensis Rubra'
(nee-LUM-bo) (noo-SIFF-er-uh)

14 comments:

Juliana RW said...

Wow....gorgeous.

My WW is :
Not my baby!! and Big Ice Cream Thanks

picturing said...

beautiful

Walk at the water

SandyCarlson said...

Wow, wow, wow. That's gorgeous.

Robin said...

The bud came through as a red x, but the flower is beautiful - so delicate looking, and incredibly sharp focus.

Vanillalotus said...

Gorgeous the bud is wonderful and the flower is wonderful

Hootin' Anni said...

Breathtaking....I have flowers this week too.


My W W is shared, come on over!!

June said...

Oh that second shot is stunningly beautiful!

JunieRose2005 said...

Oh!!

What a beautiful blog you have here!

I'll visit again!

Junie

Indrani said...

Too good Chris!
That is our national flower, not a easy one to grow. :)

WillThink4Wine said...

I can see why it's called sacred. It is just magnificent!

catsynth said...

Lovely flower, as usual :)
Happy WW

artistsgarden said...

This is wonderful - I have not seen pictures of the Sacred Lotus like this before.
Thanks for visiting my blog
Regards
Karen.

Ken said...

Wow! That sacred lotus is absolutely gorgeous!

Kratz7

Heart of Rachel said...

That's an incredibly lovely flower. I'm sure it was a wonderful experience witnessing it bloom.