Sunday, May 24, 2009

TODAY'S FLOWERS

TODAY’S FLOWER’S is a wonderful meme created by our good friend Luiz Santilli Jr. You can find beautiful and unusual flowers from all over the world by clicking on the button above.
My flowers were taken at Walney Pond last weekend. Apart from the Waterlily and the Buttercup, I don't know any of the others. Some I think I recognize but can't quite put my finger on the name. If you would like to identify them please go ahead. One of the many reasons I love blogging is the generosity of those who share their knowledge. It is always a fun learning experience.





Thanks to Annie over at Annie’s Blog, I was able to identify this as a Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera ). She has the same tree in one of her My World photos here. Thanks Annie.

50 comments:

Kay said...

I just love looking at flowers and especially enjoyed seeing your photos! Absolutely excellent, Denise.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Very pretty flowers. Thanks for sharing.

Arija said...

A lovely series of flowers culminating in the Liliodendron and Water Lily.

Cezar and Léia said...

Dear Denise!
Outstanding flowers! It is good for our eyes and our soul!
Thanks a lot!
Léia

tricia said...

Stunning photos Denise.

VALKYRIEN said...

A series of very lovely flowers! On the first shot I can see a flower we call Iris (to the right), I know they can grow in the wild. The other yellow we call butter......something!

Anyhow - beautiful flowers!

kbguy (福生) said...

Lovely !

Becky and Gary said...

Beautiful flowers. Don't you just love this time of year when everything blooms?
Have a wonderful week-end.
B.

Blue said...

Jeaune and white, allways beautiful.

Reader Wil said...

Very lovely flowers, Denise! Funny but we have the same kind of flowers where I live in the polder! And I love the waterlily!

Minie said...

beautiful water lily and the rest of the flowers. you always have a beautiful entries. happy monday.

Tulip said...

awesome flowers. and what a cute white water lily flower. they are so dainty and beautiful.

mimi said...

you have always a stunning entry of flowers. and i love your water lily flowers.

The Good Life in Virginia said...

lovely flower captures denise.
i think my favorite is the water lily/pond shot.
beautiful

☆Willa☆ said...

I love the last photo, is it lotus?
Today's Flower#1

ChrisC and JonJ said...

Beautiful flowers and beautiful photos.I love the tulip tree!

twobarkingdogs said...

I think we must be neighbors! Walney Pond is only about 1/2 mile from my house. Great photos!

Regina said...

Wow another beautiful flowers.
Thanks for sharing.

Indrani said...

The last one is a water lily, I know for sure. :)
Lovely flowers.

2sweetnsaxy said...

I'm not even going to pretend I have a clue what the names of those are. :-) Beautifuls shots as always.

guild-rez said...

Very pretty flowers and lovely pictures. Must be a wonderful area to visit!!

ilanadavita said...

What a lovely walk!

Tina said...

love the first pic how you pieced it together. that would make a great kitchen picture that

fishing guy said...

Denise: What neat captures of the flowers of the ponds.

♥ Denise BC ♥ said...

Hi Denise
Are all very beautiful, the orchid tree is the highlight for me.
kisses

Janie said...

Beautiful flowers! I can't help with identification, but I enjoy seeing them.

expressodalinha said...

Yellow and white. Beautiful.

Pacey said...

All are beautiful, and sometimes the name doesn't matter as long as I have the photo of a lovely flower. Thanks for sharing. Love them all.

Kathy said...

beautiful. Love the lilly pad shots. Don't get to see those very often. =)

Bonnie Bonsai said...

How marvelous! I can't get enough what to say. So overwhelming to find how the world is beautiful because of their presence. Beautiful posting I enjoy so much.

April said...

What a beautiful natural place! I love the yellow flag (iris) and the tulip tree and the water lily. Hope you will be able to find someone to id that pretty white flower for you.

Leora said...

I took some photos of buttercups last week. They are still in my camera. Love the lily on the water.
The white ones are so delicate and simple...no one seems to have named those?

sunnymama said...

Really lovely pictures of some pretty flowers. I love the first picture, it looks so peaceful :)

Luiz Santilli Jr said...

Hi Denise

Wonderful flowers, great series of takes, good taks!

Luiz

mommanator said...

did ya know the tulip tree is indiginous to the North East? and the other yellow flower is an Iris

Norm said...

love those beautiful series of photos..thanks for sharing ..

Island Style said...

What a path of visual delights..I love ponds..gorgeous selection of flowers here- Hope your having a relaxing weedend!

magiceye said...

very pretty images...

Ebie said...

Waterlily is my best but the rest are just gorgeous! Thanks for the greetings, and I hope to post one picture a day from our trip. I am just full of surprises, eh?

Maria Berg said...

I know the flowers, iris the one to the right an some buttercup on the left and I lost the name for the one in the middle - but will get back to you when I find it.
Can it bee blackberries?

The Tulip tree I was trying to sell at my work yeastday as a birthday present, but when I found out that the man that had the birth day turned 80 I said - No not the Tulip tree because it will take at lease 2o years before it will blossom!

/MB

RuneE said...

I fell for (not into!) that pond - especially the last picture - a beauty.

i beati said...

wild flowers beauties all Sandy

Race said...

very pretty water lily, i never thought that it could be that beautiful!

Luz said...

Hi Denise! love those gorgeous series of flowers, so colorful..

Abe Lincoln said...

A very nice selection of photos. And one even looks like my blackberry bush blossom.

You have a very nice post on Memorial Day. Sadly, it no longer honors all the dead but shifts the emphasis on veterans. I served during the Korean War but I still think our old "Decoration Day" was more meaningful and I wrote about it.

My look back to the good old days on Decoration Day

storyteller's other blog said...

What a BEAUTIFUL and abundant flowers you've shared here. Thank you!
Hugs and blessings,

Rosamaria said...

Thanks for your visit, Denise!
I was quite sure I had commented here yesterday, but it was lost maybe.

Your flowers are so nice and delicate.

Have a nice week.

Barbara said...

Gorgous series of flower captures. All beautifully done.
Have a great week. Smiles Barbara

MedaM said...

Wonderful series of photos and the last one is just gorgous.

Bim said...

Beautiful water lily :) - and a whole lot of other beauties.
The only other flower I can tell is the yellow iris (I think second or third in the series.