Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Scared Lotus Bud and Flower

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


Juliana said...


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

Anonymous said...


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.

Priscilla George 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!!

Anonymous said...

Oh that second shot is stunningly beautiful!

JunieRose2005 said...


What a beautiful blog you have here!

I'll visit again!


Indrani said...

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

Barb said...

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

catsynth said...

Lovely flower, as usual :)
Happy WW

Anonymous said...

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

Kratz7 said...

Wow! That sacred lotus is absolutely gorgeous!


Heart of Rachel said...

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