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CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
25 May 2011 1:16PM
What a beauty, Val, wonderful colour and very well presented. Carol

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EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
25 May 2011 1:38PM
Love their wonderful slightly crumpled, newly opened texture and glorious colours. Don't have this beautiful variety but those within my garden have had a really hard time this year between the awful winter and then the gales more recently. Fingers crossed they make it!

Ann
Briwooly 11 452 5 England
25 May 2011 2:03PM
Great close up Val and some wonderful colour

Brian..........................................................
25 May 2011 2:08PM
Thanks Carol, Ann and Brian. This is a particularly brilliant colour Ann but I like the white as well. I was pleased to see the buds appear as the shrub was quite badly damaged by the frost this year. Hope yours will be alright too.

Val
25 May 2011 2:10PM
Beautiful colour and good detail, a lovely floral image.

len
25 May 2011 3:20PM
Lovely textures here. Sylvia
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
25 May 2011 4:49PM
Beautiful floral shot and presentation: love the detail in the petals as well as their slightly crumpled look. Beautifully lit and captured.
Ronnie.
25 May 2011 5:24PM
Len, Sylvia and Ronnie, thank you for your nice comments.

Val
25 May 2011 7:06PM
Beautiful image Val

Chris
Leo 15 46 9 England
26 May 2011 10:00AM
Lovely detail and colour in the centre Val, blending into the softness of the pink bloom. That pattern is sweet too. One type we don't have in our garden but must try for it next year Smile
Leo
26 May 2011 5:06PM
This is quite a neat shrub Leo and makes a brilliant splash of colour in early summer. Thanks for your comments and you too Chris.

Val
28 May 2011 4:35PM
Such a beautiful bloom as a bonus
goso 10 2 1 Australia
29 May 2011 8:53AM
Fine detail and presentation Val ...Bill
29 May 2011 10:47AM
Thank you Barbara and Bill.

Val
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
29 May 2011 10:05PM
Great shot Val and like the clarity captured on the poppy
Lillian
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1847 United Kingdom
30 May 2011 9:57PM
These are lovely, so delicate and crumply, with that beautiful centre with the red spots.
31 May 2011 1:24PM
Thanks Lillian and Pamela and everyone who voted. I always think the texture of the petals looks like crumpled tissue paper.

Val

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