Spiral Aloe

 
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I'm not sure the botanical name of this Aloe, but I love the way it spirals.
Taken at a local garden store.

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Guest - Aug 27, 2005 07:22 AM EDT
Good catch! I can see that you notice details. Well done!
Guest - Aug 27, 2005 01:59 AM EDT
Thank you everyone for your comments. I was in another store today and discovered the name of this plant. It is called: Aloe Polyphylla.
Guest - Aug 22, 2005 04:23 PM EDT
This is terrific, Mel. Wonderful use of pattern, light and shade - super depth!
Guest - Aug 22, 2005 04:16 PM EDT
Love the geometry of this photo. very well done.
Guest - Aug 21, 2005 06:06 PM EDT
Interesting shot of aloe. Never seen it this way. I like the spiral. Sort of like a spiral staircase.
Guest - Aug 21, 2005 03:38 PM EDT
OK, thanks for your comments everyone. Lovely to have them. Not i'm sure if this is even an Aloe Alandra. It just looks like it could be, unfortunatley this didn't have the name of it on the planter (I should have asked!).
Guest - Aug 21, 2005 01:21 AM EDT
fascinating and interesting pattern on this plant. eye catching and I really like it. Have never seen an aloe like this. wonder if it's something just available in NZ or if we'll eventually see them here also. I'll look out for them.
Guest - Aug 20, 2005 11:57 PM EDT
This is excellent. I love the pattern and the lighting. In the thumbnail, I thought you had spiralled a photo and then I clicked on it to see that its really like that. Nice use of framing also. Looks like a calendar shot to me.
Guest - Aug 20, 2005 11:08 PM EDT
What a beautiful pattern. The side lighting really sharpens the detail. Very nice.

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