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Lady's-slipper Orchid

By AndalucianPhotoAdventures
Britain's rarest flowering wildlflower has been a major photo project commission (Kew Gradens & Nature England) that I have been covering for the past 3 years. From germination labs at Kew to the re-establishment of plants in the wild... all will be relieved in in National Geographic magazine next April 2013.

Tags: Orchid Wildflower Kew Geoff simpson Wildlife and nature Rarest Ladys-slipper

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Comments


Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
11 Sep 2012 7:42AM
An exquisite image of this beautiful and rare wildflower, a species i've never seen before

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Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
11 Sep 2012 8:46AM
Like the details and tones in this stands out well from the back ground
Regards Richard
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 9:26AM
A stunning top of the range, perfectly composed piece, full of glorious colour and pin sharp detail.

Nathan
TonyDy Plus
7 5 2 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 11:12AM
Beautiful shot, Geoff.
Tony
adrian_w Plus
9 3.7k 4 Scotland
11 Sep 2012 11:33AM
excellent cypripedium shot,, & I like the background treatment.
Thankfully they are starting to become a bit more common now.
Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
11 Sep 2012 11:57AM
Lovely, very pretty flowerGrin
Diane

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