Cupid's Dart

By CaroleS
Catananche Caerulea 'Cupid's Dart - these are cornflower-like and such a gorgeous lilac-blue, the buds have a silvery look.
Just from a packet of seed I put in the garden last year.

A milestone today, the bathroom is finished! After many trials and tribulations it is fully operational, it has been such hard work.

Thank you all for your kind comments and votes - hopefully back to normal voting and commenting soon, just having a bit of a tidy up in the house now and some well earned days out with the cameras.


Tags: General Flowers and plants Close-up and macro

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fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
31 Jul 2014 4:15PM
Quite beautiful and the detail is super.


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TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
31 Jul 2014 4:25PM
That colour is stunning - as is your beautifully detailed capture, Carole Smile
Trev Smile
sawsengee Plus
10 5 11 Malaysia
31 Jul 2014 4:26PM
lovely closeup .....the soft lighting, colours & visual presentation are excellent Smile
31 Jul 2014 4:30PM
very special Carole excellent colour light and dof fine work and well done with the bath room Wink

danbrann Plus
12 624 17
31 Jul 2014 4:39PM
Yes a celebration can have a bath as as a reward.
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
31 Jul 2014 4:44PM
A bubble bath is in order Carole...our new house has a stunning bath...glad to hear the job is finished.
What a stunning flower image. One I wish was mine.. 2 am in Melbourne and I should be sleeping instead of catching up on epz Grin
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
31 Jul 2014 4:49PM
An excellent presentation of this beauty, Carole. Carol
cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
31 Jul 2014 5:02PM
what a superb well presented shot, beautiful colour and detail
netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
31 Jul 2014 5:06PM
Have a relaxing bath full of bubbles .
This is a gorgeous image of a lovely flower.
31 Jul 2014 5:49PM
Gorgeous image Carole, wonderful colour and Light. It just has to take my UA Today.

31 Jul 2014 6:09PM
congrats on getting all the work completed
31 Jul 2014 6:13PM
Your visitors will be pleased you have a bath.
Brilliant picture!
Ted447 Plus
3 187 1 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 6:13PM
Beautiful image. Ted. GrinGrin
glenalva Plus
10 338 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 6:34PM
Such a beautiful colour, wonderful detail.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
31 Jul 2014 7:33PM
A most glorious shot Carole. What a wonderful colour this is.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 8:12PM
The colour and presentation is beautiful. A bath and a glass of fizz for you.
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
31 Jul 2014 8:37PM
Like the blue and good details Carole, good news that the bathroom is now sorted
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
31 Jul 2014 8:42PM
So beautiful GrinGrinGrin

pamelajean Plus
10 969 1832 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 9:50PM
A real beauty, and I like the addition of the bud. In fact, I think I like the bud more than the flowerSad!
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 9:50PM
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Teaka53 3 2 England
31 Jul 2014 9:57PM
I think it's all been said, beautiful is hardy adequate.
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 10:21PM
All of the above and then some.
7 10 10 England
31 Jul 2014 10:34PM
Beautiful colour and detail.
31 Jul 2014 10:37PM
Beautiful, gorgeous colours.
senn Plus
5 4 1 Belgium
31 Jul 2014 10:40PM
fine and so elegant !.. great work
1 Aug 2014 12:34AM
Beautifully Captured colourful image, superb BokehSmileSmileSmilepaul
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
1 Aug 2014 1:43AM
Sorry Carole but I am too shocked to comment.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
1 Aug 2014 2:11AM
Beautiful flower and the open bloom with it's neighbouring bud affording you a fine image, the icing on the photographic cake being the OOF third member stage left.
A floral image I'd be proud to have in my portfolio, Carole.
R. heck with the house: get out there, gal, and capture many more shots like this.....WinkWinkWink
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
1 Aug 2014 8:30PM
Gorgeous blue and lovely clarity, Carole.

bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
3 Aug 2014 8:19PM
Stunning blue and excellent composition Carole.

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