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Purple Rhododendron

By BarbaraR
Hi all,
I'm grateful for all the nice comments on the
white rhododendron upload.
As promised, here's a purple one also taken at Hedingham Castle, Essex.

The grounds of the castle are lovely. There is woodland, formal and wild gardens
and a lake.
The Castle's remarkable Norman keep standing 110 feet high, was built c.1140 by
Aubrey de Vere and is still owned by one of his descendants.
There are four floors to explore, including a magnificent Banqueting Hall spanned by a 28 foot arch, one of the largest Norman arches in England. A good view of this splendid room can be obtained from the Minstrels' Gallery, built within the thickness of the 12 foot walls.

Cheers all.
Barbara Smile

Tags: Flowers Rhododendron Purple Flowers and plants

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Lovely colour, well exposed.


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12 Jun 2012 1:25PM
Lovely image Barbara. Well composed and exposed. Love the colour
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2012 1:30PM
Very nice colour, well taken
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
12 Jun 2012 2:16PM
Another square beauty, Barbara.

taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
12 Jun 2012 2:16PM
Your use of light in natural captures is unrivaled and to be envied---- a stunning rhodo portrait!
12 Jun 2012 3:16PM
Beautiful flower and capture. Jamie
12 Jun 2012 4:05PM
Delightful colour with nice light and good detail.......lovely floral image Barbara.

CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2012 4:22PM
Nice that you got the full bloom Barbara, lovely colour and excellent light.
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2012 4:42PM
Is it time for these already? Can't be, we havent had any summer yetSad Love these at Chatsworth, there are so many of them...................................
Very Pretty image BarbaraGrin
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2012 4:54PM
brilliant detail barbara wonderful colours and tones a real beauty nice one Wink
9 10 10 England
12 Jun 2012 5:19PM
A frame full of special beauty Barbara.
12 Jun 2012 5:49PM
Excellent shot lovely detail
Herge88 11 40 4 England
12 Jun 2012 6:25PM
Very colourful and vibrant Barbara.

Best Matt
gingerdelight 11 298 11 United Kingdom
12 Jun 2012 6:35PM
A beauty and so well captured Barbara.
EAS 9 1 13 Scotland
13 Jun 2012 9:20AM
Such a pretty colour and the light works so well in this image.

BarbaraR 12 17 1 England
14 Jun 2012 7:33AM
Lovely, thanks all

B. Smile
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
14 Jun 2012 7:41AM
This ones is very pretty, and managed to find a perfectly round ball!

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