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Leopoldia cosmosa is a perennial bulbous plant. Usually called the Tassel Hyacinth, it is one of a number of species and general also known as Grape Hyacinths, It is found in rocky ground and cultivated areas. In Rhodes can be found on mountains and fields. It has a tuft of bright blue to violet-blue sterile flowers above brownish-green fertile flower, which open from dark blue buds. It is the tuft which gives rise to the name "Tassel Hyacinth". The flower stem is 20-60 cm tall.

Thank you all for your comments in my last upload.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:105.0 mm f/2.8
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:14 Apr 2013 - 3:08 PM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.2
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Return detected
Title:Tassel Hyacinth
Username:GeorgePlatis GeorgePlatis
Uploaded:6 May 2013 - 2:58 PM
Tags:Flowers & plants, Tassel Hyacinth
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2013 - 3:02 PM

4 stunning images George,V1 is magnificent, I love the soft colours of the background, what a beautiful flower

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2013 - 3:04 PM

A super st George, good photography...John

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
6 May 2013 - 3:45 PM

Excellent photos and write up George !!

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
6 May 2013 - 5:13 PM

Brilliant set V3 Edges it.....

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User_Removed
6 May 2013 - 5:16 PM

A super set of images.
Alf.

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2013 - 5:29 PM

Superb set George, beautiful colours and presentation.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2013 - 5:56 PM

A wonderful collection of this very unusual hyacinth-- I think I like the buds better that its tassels!

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NDODS e2 Member 43424 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2013 - 6:21 PM

Four incredibly beautiful floral photographs George each an abundance of delightful and mot refreshing colour.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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capto
capto e2 Member 21228 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
6 May 2013 - 10:48 PM

An unusual and beautiful flower.Smile

ivor

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
7 May 2013 - 9:34 AM

A lovely set of this beautiful flower George. Thank you for the name, because now I know how is called the flower in my last upload.
Effrossini

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Mike_Smith
7 May 2013 - 5:46 PM

Cracking set of shots lovely colour too

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
7 May 2013 - 7:21 PM

A good set of images of this colourful flower George
Regards Richard

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
18 May 2013 - 10:43 PM

George I am very grateful for this upload, it is unusual and colourful! Your POV is so dynamic!
...and, at last I have an ID for this plant that we find here in May, but nit this cold spring Sad

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