Sunday, August 12, 2012

Hollyhock


Hollyhock (Alcea, malwa)

32 comments:

  1. Just a simple bloom makes for one of the prettiest features ever.

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  2. I thought for a moment on the Pink Saturday display that I was seeing my OWN Rose of Sharon bloom. Good ole Southern flowers, with distinct personalities and such a bright outlook on life. Perfect capture of a beautiful bloom.

    rachel

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  3. Great capture! Nice colour of the malwa.

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  4. wonderful shot....the details and subtle shading are incredible...

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  5. Awesome picture, great detail.

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  6. It's gorgeous! Happy Easter! Hope you'd find time to visit my entry.

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  7. Pretty hollyhock, lovely image.. Have a happy day!

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  8. Beautiful and in my favorite color. Lovely macro..... Michelle from Nature Notes

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  9. My mother used to have hollyhocks in her garden and so they are special to me. Beautiful macro!

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  10. Wow, that really packs a punch

    Mollyxxx

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  11. Beautiful macro shot of the Hollyhocks ~ I love hollyhocks!

    Happy Weekend coming to you,
    artmusedog and carol

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  12. I honestly think hollyhocks are some of the most beautiful flowers!

    Thanks for the smile!

    And for sharing these beauties for the letter H.

    A+

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  13. Always wanted to grow these, never have.
    Ann

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  14. Perfect flower for the theme.
    Happy ABCW!

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  15. What a stunning photo this is !

    Have a nice ABC-Wednes-day / – week
    ♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (abc-w-team)

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  16. always thought the flower was prettier than the name

    ROG, ABCW

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  17. Lovely! Reminds me of a Rose of Sharon.

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  18. Beautiful macro!
    Thank you for joining us at the Floral Friday Fotos meme, I look forward to your next contribution.

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