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Know Your Onions!

I have several types of Allium in the garden and am very fond of these tough plants which grow from bulbs and are related to onions. These in the various images are all quite small in size, growing no higher than around 10-12 inches in the case of V4, the others around 6 unches. They are unaffected by the weather and once their flowers have passed have some very attractive seedheads on offer, so have a long period of display before vanishing back into the soil to rest until the following year.

All images captured in situ, apart from, V1 which was taken using a flash against the black dish.

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: User_Removed, cjl47, goso and 48 more

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25 Jul 2009 5:33AM
Ann there is 4 votes here there all good


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cjl47 8 4 3 England
25 Jul 2009 5:53AM
Four lovely shots, nice plant to have too, great lighting.
goso 10 2 1 Australia
25 Jul 2009 5:58AM
Terrific set of images Ann...Bill
CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
25 Jul 2009 6:15AM
A great set of images, Ann, my fave just has to be V.4, so delicate. Carol
fatherpie 8 18 12 England
25 Jul 2009 6:55AM
Lovely series and I'm struggling to pick a favourite
R3za 7 Iran, Islamic Republic Of
25 Jul 2009 7:05AM
Great Lighting !

R3zA !
25 Jul 2009 8:16AM
Great set,
25 Jul 2009 8:25AM
a stunning collection well captured and composed.
jools59 7 4 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2009 8:43AM
Great close-ups on all 4 versions ....well done...J
sable 8 9 7 England
25 Jul 2009 9:04AM
A stunning set of shots v4 is my favourite - I am looking forward to being able to take flowers insitu again now that my hip is getting stronger and if I can get shots half as good as these I will be over the moon - Elizabeth
Mikelane 9 1 Wales
25 Jul 2009 9:12AM
Like then all ,but V4 for me that one really do stand out ,well captured regards
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
25 Jul 2009 9:32AM
A very fine set of beautiful images. No. 4 is my No. 1.

dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2009 9:49AM
A stunning set Ann, i especially like v4.
have a great weekend
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2009 10:02AM
A really beautiful set of images Ann, well done again. Think if I had to choose.... it'd be V1 for it's abstract nature.
25 Jul 2009 10:14AM
Great images
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2009 10:19AM
brilliant set of shots ann v4 my favourite
Dave_Holdham 7 4 1 Wales
25 Jul 2009 10:47AM
Very nice set of images, well presented
25 Jul 2009 10:50AM
Excellent use of DOF. Every one is sharp where it should be.
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2009 11:39AM
Wonderful set of images, lovely colours and detail, for me today it has to be V4, the simplicity of the composition and the detail are wonderful.

superb set of images,great work.ray
Rachel99 7 1 2 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2009 11:52AM
Great dof on these. I have tried a few alliums but never quite get it all in focus. Love no. 4
25 Jul 2009 12:14PM
superb stuff v4 for me too
jeanmarie 7 12 England
25 Jul 2009 12:20PM
what a great set of images, v4 is so beautiful, love v1 too. jeanette
25 Jul 2009 2:21PM
4 absolute belters
Love the colours in V1 but you do deserve 4 votes for this lot
Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
25 Jul 2009 3:06PM
A wonderful set of images, V4 for me.
Anjantoo 8 7 1 England
25 Jul 2009 3:43PM
These are really pretty images Ann, can't decide which one I like best!
Thank you for the lovely comment on my tulip today!
25 Jul 2009 4:40PM
V4 is the best.
redshank 7 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2009 8:33PM
Great foursome, how do you keep creating such wonderful images.
Billyray 8 70 3 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2009 9:04PM
An excellent set. V4 is my favourite.
Techno Plus
8 1.8k 8 England
25 Jul 2009 9:21PM
My Alliums have been a bit special this season, and like yours at the seed head stage now, can I throw my cap in and vote for V3 the light peeking through does it for me, quite lovely..

bpearson3 7 1 England
25 Jul 2009 9:40PM
A lovely selection of images, Ann.
I love them all, but V1 is my favourite.
These are well worthy of an Award.

Bev Smile
Roly 9 Wales
25 Jul 2009 9:41PM
Terrific set here Ann. Hard to pick one out of them but I am going for V1.
shandoor 7 1 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2009 9:46PM
Superb set of images beautifully done congrats
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
26 Jul 2009 4:37AM
gorgeous flower photography, v4 is special.
Paul_cats 10 61 22 Scotland
28 Jul 2009 6:03AM
Nice set of flower images. V4 is my fav.

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