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Monday, March 29, 2010

Nigella Damascena

The blue flower with the long and strange name, also commonly known as
 "Love in the Mist" ..... and it's seed pods, below
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20 comments:

Ed said...

Very pretty, we are starting to see signs of spring here in the states..:-)

Jama said...

This is so lovely! I've never seen such beauty here .

colleen said...

Just beautiful.

Kvasthilda said...

WOW, that is a nice flower! Love the color! Those pistills and stands looks like something alien. LOL!
Gorgeous.

(and thanks for having the option of Name/URL available in the comment pane)

Nancy said...

What a gorgeous, gorgeous flower!

dibear said...

Absolutely beautiful. Does this flower have a common name?

Holly said...

great shot!

flowerweaver said...

This flower looks like it is dancing! Lovely!

jay said...

That's beautiful! The flowers so pretty and such a clear blue, and the foliage so feathery!

To dibear - we all it 'Love in a mist' in England. :)

Kathy said...

An absolutely stunning flower! I wish I had some of those seed pods!

SmilingSally said...
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Kala said...

Beautiful light and detail!

chasity said...

how mysterious and lovely.

awarewriter said...

What a gorgeous photo. You do nice work Gena and this is one of your best. The flower is exotic and you've made it seem real.

Tammie Lee said...

absolutely gorgeous!

Denise said...

This flower is breathtaking, very exotic and I have never seen it before. Thank you for introducing it and sharing it with Today's Flowers. Even the pods are beautiful.

lina@women's perspectives said...

wow, I've just seen these flowers; stunning...

Tinsie said...

I've never seen anything like this! WOW. Beautifully shot, too.

Daniela said...

Wow, never seen this flower before, it´s absolutely beautiful.

Far Side of Fifty said...

Beautiful! Hardly anyone grows this plant in my area..so it is a real treat to see it! :)

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