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By tarara
This magnolia (Floribunda Grandiosa) grows on a 30 foot tree in the southern part of the US, and the blooms are rarely in a position to get this shot. I found one beside the road, in a place that was accessible, and went home to get my camera. You have one day to get your picture because each bloom only lasts a day. I was lucky this one wasn't deteriorated that afternoon. Blooms are something like 8 inches across or more. Smells wonderful.

Tags: Flowers Flowers and plants

Voters: steve5452, GavMc, KarenFB and 3 more

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KarenFB Plus
14 5.6k 180 England
6 Jul 2006 5:44PM
There is a certain serenity in this flower - you've captured it beautifully.
glazzaro 16 70 23 United States
7 Jul 2006 3:58AM
Lovely flower, good detail, Spot on! Click!!!

9 Jul 2006 4:06AM
they are lovely southern beauties. and smell heavenly(unfortunately the smell can cause me to sneeze if I bring the flower indoors..LOL) very nice detail on this. well done.

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