Holding on for dear life

Posted: June 1, 2022 in flowers, Nature
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Daughter, grandson, and I walked over to the other grandparents’ house in the afternoon. On the way, I spotted a bush of these large, beautiful flowers which my plant app says are popppies. The wind was blowing at a good rate but I managed to get several shots, this one including a bee which didn’t seem bothered at all by the flowers whipping back and forth. It was a good first day.

  1. Sue says:

    Quite a Poppy….

  2. restlessjo says:

    Yes, Icelandic poppies. Aren’t they gorgeous? Happy days, hon!

  3. Tish Farrell says:

    Those fabulous petals are reminding me of Marilyn Monroe and that famous photo of her over the subway vent. Well caught.

  4. Beautiful photos and even better activity. Lucky woman!

  5. bushboy says:

    Excellent macro 🙂

  6. Ally Bean says:

    Cool photo! However did you get that shot– and not get stung?

  7. I think those are Matilija Poppies. Aren’t they wonderful! They’re my favorite poppy next to the Iceland Poppy. I’m so glad you had a lovely first day and arrived safely!

  8. Beautifully captured Janet!

  9. Alison says:

    They look like paper flowers, amazing

  10. Prior... says:

    Excellent title for this post and the flowers – the poppies – are beautiful and your cool photos make them look like they are in a wave

  11. de Wets Wild says:

    If these flowers are anything to go by you are in for a marvelous time!

  12. Jet Eliot says:

    These are spectacular flowers, we see them a lot in northern California. Some folks call them fried egg poppies. Great photos, Janet.

  13. Resa says:

    Flowers are inspirational. They often look like gowns. These are gorgeous, Janet.

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