Saturday, May 29, 2010

TODAY'S FLOWERS #95

Gregg and I are going out for the day. We're driving up to the Shenandoah's, to Skyline Drive ending up at Big Meadows, one of our favorite places to get a little exercise. It's a hat and sunscreen kind of a day I think. I'm sorry I won't be able to visit your blog today as I don't expect to be home until pretty late but I will try to catch up in the next day or so.

Have a wonderful Sunday everyone, and a great week ahead.

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We are always looking for new participants. If you are not already doing so, won't you please consider joining in TODAY'S FLOWERS by sharing blooms from your part of the world? We would love to see them. You will find the link below my photos.

Anyone who would like to be a "Guest Friend" and have their flowers displayed on the home page, Luiz explains how you can do this at the TODAY'S FLOWERS site.

These were taken when I went to our local garden center. I identify them when I can. These were rather pretty leaves with no flowers, and were in a pot on sale with no identification.
Pincushion Flower - Scabiosa Columbaria
The following photos are of the Trollius - Golden Queen

The next two photos, Polemonium - Heavenly Habit

And the next two are Papaver - Champagne Bubbles - Icelandic Poppy

Knautia Macedonia - 'Mars Midget'

TODAY’S FLOWER’S was created by our good friend Luiz Santilli Jr.

You can find beautiful and unusual flowers from all over the world by clicking here.


24 comments:

  1. I love all the flowers, so pretty. I love to go to Garden Centers and do a lot of wishful thinking. Reason for this I do not have luck growing flowers. I probably could not successfully grow those flowers that come on a carpet and all you do is water them, lol.

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  2. Lovely flowers. The only flowers we have in our yard are the pink hibiscuses next to our mail box. Right now, there are blossoms everywhere on those 2 bushes.

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  3. You do take the most beautiful flower photos, Denise. I love every one of them. I've always loved flowers and just looking at your photos always give me such pleasure.

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  4. Oh what joy!

    Aloha from Waikiki, Denise

    Comfort Spiral

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  5. Nice selcetion of flowers. I will take a couple of guesses. Your first plant is a type of Coral Bells. There are some many varieties this days it is hard to tell which one it is. The red flower is some sort of Poppy maybe Icelandic.

    Have a nice weekend and upcoming week.

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  6. Denise: I just love the purple flower, it is a beauty.

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  7. great selection of flower photos there.

    Thanks for the quotes. I will publish my forward to the recipe book tomorrow, I'm thinking.

    Gill in Canada

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  8. How wonderful and amazing Denise.
    Happy Sunday.
    xo

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  9. I loved them all, Denise.
    Wish you a week with many joys, dear!

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  10. These are all wonderful shots from the garden. I also love the leaves that didn't have flowers. The poppy shot was one of my favorites.

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  11. My pincushion is also in bloom. Like the shots.

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  12. I love the golden queen, I have seen them every now and then. When I visit gardens, I take a shot of the tags...

    Enjoy your drive today...

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  13. You found some gorgeous flowers at your Garden Center! Hope you and your husband had a great time walking at Big Meadows today.

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  14. Beautiful collection of flowers, Denise! My favorites always are the Iceland Poppies in every color! Have a wonderful Sunday in your part of the country!

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  15. Beautiful. That reminds me I need a red poppy for around our pond!!

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  16. I wish I could grow flowers, but I have a brown thumb!

    Enjoy your time today! Always great to unplug from the computer!

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  17. Great collection!

    http://fredamans.blogspot.com/2010/05/todays-flowers_30.html

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  18. lolvey flower photos...as always. Have fun on your drive..have been there years ago.

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  19. The leaves look like the leaves of heuchera. (They come in various shades)

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  20. Beautiful photos. I love all of them.

    Have a great week!

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  21. These are all beautiful, Denise. I love that poppy!

    (Sorry I missed you the last couple of weeks. I will be back to ooh and ahh!)

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  22. Hope you had a great day out - anything like Dartmoor??
    Great flowers as always - love the blue ones
    JJ

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  23. Hi Denise, these flowers are lovely! I always spend more time in my local garden centre than I was planning to ;)

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  24. great images! love all these especially that poppies!

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