Spring Bulb Flower

 
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I think this is a Freesia. They were growing in many colours at my brother-in-laws workplace. He came out to find me on the ground taking photos! I don't know what he thought. I don't care though, I got some good shots.

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Guest - Mar 19, 2006 04:13 PM EDT
coincidence, Lulu, as saw Freesia bulbs for sale which looked the same as this, shortly after seeing your photo here, forget the name now. Did try growing freesias onetime many years ago, without success, so never tried since. Yes, they do come in many pretty colours, "Easter colours" it seems to me, - yellows, mauves, pale purples, pinks, white, and as you say, all with a wonderful scent. I often buy them for my Mum.
Guest - Mar 19, 2006 03:15 PM EDT
Thanks BB, Alandra and Dud for your comments. Yes, these did have a lovely scent. Freesias always do in my experience. I had only been used to seeing the yellow variety but lately have come across a lot of other colours. I found that these look really different in this close-up angle.
Guest - Mar 17, 2006 10:00 AM EDT
That is one pretty flower!!
Guest - Mar 16, 2006 01:48 PM EDT
first time I've seen this one also. My first thought was "dreamlike" also, and notice 2 other comments with the same feeling. Did the flowers have a lovely scent? Freesias are my Mum's favourites, they are beautiful.
Guest - Mar 16, 2006 05:04 AM EDT
I love the softness of this photo and how the front of it only is in focus. The colours are very pretty.
Guest - Aug 29, 2005 07:01 PM EDT
Thanks Shirree. I have fallen in love with the colours of this pretty flower.
Guest - Aug 29, 2005 12:25 AM EDT
This looks like greeting card material. I would certainly buy a card that had this gorgeous flower on it. Tania is right, it looks dreamy. Great macro!
Guest - Aug 28, 2005 03:28 AM EDT
I'm glad you like it Tania. I'm not too sure if a lot of other people do. But I do and thats all that matters.
Guest - Aug 28, 2005 12:10 AM EDT
Lulu this is dreamy I love the droplets of water on te leaves.

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