once enveloped in demure green cloak Miss Columbine now ventures forth pokes out a pretty toe beneath her flouncy petticoats a can-can of stamens as she flicks up her skirts In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Enveloped.”
I very carefully focused on the stamens in this shot, which was tricky as there was quite a breeze and the flower kept swaying! But thankfully I got the shot I wanted. I like how soft the green background is, and that you can see all the detail of this interestingly shaped flower.
I am quite fond of Aquilegia … otherwise known as Columbine or Granny Bonnets. There are many of them round the village, although now they are fading as they’ve been out a while. This is a delicate light pink one I saw round the village at the end of May. It’s probably my favourite shotContinue reading “Aquilegia”