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Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 10 January 2009 in Plant & Nature.

I didn't get the name of these interesting flowers. Longwood Gardens Conservatory several weeks ago.

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Marcie from United States

Stunning! They jump right out of the page at you. What kind of flower is this???

10 Jan 2009 1:31pm

@Marcie: I'm glad you like it. I don't know what flower this is. I failed to notice the name. :-(

Kerri from Blacksburg, United States

Exquisite! Like they are reaching out to me!

10 Jan 2009 1:32pm

Betty from New Jersey, United States

Beautiful color and detail. Refreshing when it's snowing outside!

10 Jan 2009 2:23pm

john4jack from Corvallis, United States

Lovely muted colors.

10 Jan 2009 2:24pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Beautiful depth and color. The blossoms are interesting. Well captured.
Longwood is a beautful place.

10 Jan 2009 2:34pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

A great shot -- real beauties.

10 Jan 2009 3:34pm

Sue from Paducah, United States

I agree with all of the comments already posted but will add that I admire the way you composed the piece, showing only part of the interesting blossom.

10 Jan 2009 4:10pm

manel from Girona, Spain

Preciosas. ¿ Qué flores son ?

10 Jan 2009 7:59pm

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

Fabulous shot Anita

11 Jan 2009 1:15am

Ed Heaton from Atglen, United States

Very Cool Anita...

11 Jan 2009 3:07am

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

Remarkable. The composition is so elegant and the colors so bewitching.

11 Jan 2009 4:57am

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

They reach right out of the screen. Just beautiful.

11 Jan 2009 6:06am

Frida from Sweden

I can't help with the name but it's a beautiful picture with great framing.

11 Jan 2009 10:44pm

Mary from PA, United States

Wonderful!! Love how you composed this. Such a lovely flower!

12 Jan 2009 6:20am

Paul Michko from Exton, PA, United States

Very beautiful, Anita.

12 Jan 2009 11:17am

Mary from Exton, United States

This is very cool!!!

12 Jan 2009 12:16pm

Don Wiley from spokane, United States

A very beautiful post. Their positioning does give them a 3d effect that is quite strong. Well done.

12 Jan 2009 7:26pm

David R. Ross from United States

The lighting, your composition and handling of the background result in a photo that reminds me of sea creatures on coral reefs. A reminder of the infinite variety in nature.

12 Jan 2009 10:10pm

1/30 second
ISO 400
100 mm