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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

Voters: PhilT2, fentiger, eyelevelphotographyuk and 48 more

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fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
31 Jul 2014 4:15PM
Quite beautiful and the detail is super.


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TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
31 Jul 2014 4:25PM
That colour is stunning - as is your beautifully detailed capture, Carole Smile
Trev Smile
sawsengee Plus
11 6 15 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
13 637 17
31 Jul 2014 4:39PM
Yes a celebration can have a bath as as a reward.
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 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 11 199 20 Greece
31 Jul 2014 4:49PM
An excellent presentation of this beauty, Carole. Carol
cantona43 Plus
12 925 4 England
31 Jul 2014 5:02PM
what a superb well presented shot, beautiful colour and detail
netta1234 6 382 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.

barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 6:09PM
congrats on getting all the work completed
ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
31 Jul 2014 6:13PM
Your visitors will be pleased you have a bath.
Brilliant picture!
Ted447 Plus
5 213 1 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 6:13PM
Beautiful image. Ted. GrinGrin
Alison_S Plus
12 339 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 6:34PM
Such a beautiful colour, wonderful detail.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
31 Jul 2014 7:33PM
A most glorious shot Carole. What a wonderful colour this is.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Mollycat Plus
4 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 11 91 223 England
31 Jul 2014 8:37PM
Like the blue and good details Carole, good news that the bathroom is now sorted
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
31 Jul 2014 8:42PM
So beautiful GrinGrinGrin

pamelajean Plus
12 1.1k 2023 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
7 41 114 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 9:50PM
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Teaka53 4 2 England
31 Jul 2014 9:57PM
I think it's all been said, beautiful is hardy adequate.
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2014 10:21PM
All of the above and then some.
9 10 10 England
31 Jul 2014 10:34PM
Beautiful colour and detail.
31 Jul 2014 10:37PM
Beautiful, gorgeous colours.
senn Plus
7 5 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 11 3 8 Scotland
1 Aug 2014 1:43AM
Sorry Carole but I am too shocked to comment.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 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
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
1 Aug 2014 8:30PM
Gorgeous blue and lovely clarity, Carole.

bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
3 Aug 2014 8:19PM
Stunning blue and excellent composition Carole.

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