Pink n Spiky – A lovely Spike Flower (Echinacea) to brighten the day.
A western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) collects nectar from a pale rose flower.
These important pollinators are vital to human food production.
Scarlet Drops – A red Dianthus flower refreshed by a summer rain shower. The flowers seem to be enjoying ‘sunshine & showers’ – provides some nice photo ops too 🙂
Better Together, communities of wildflowers. Bluebells, Red Campion & Stitchwort light up the margins of a spring meadow.
Bluebells – Spring brings a divine blue mist to the woodland floor and a sweet heady scent to match.
Pushing Forward – The Dog Violet (Viola riviniana) pushes her beautiful little flowers to the fore, hoping to attract an early insect pollinator. Particularly valuable for Fritillary butterflies.
Change of Guard – As the Snowdrops fade away, so the Crocus appear – beckoning Spring onward.
Sentinels (Snowdrops) – Guards from the dark countenance of winter not done.
Spotters of a spring soon to be sprung.
Blanketed by snow’s cold embrace, frosted as delicate lace;
Tulip Timelapse from AnnMarie Jones on Vimeo. A red Tulip bloom opening – timelapsed to a 7 second video. The production technique for this simple timelapse video was as follows: A potted Tulip was placed in front of a dark background and illuminated by a Halogen work-lamp. The camera (a Canon 40D with 24-105L lens) […]
Welsh Flora gallery, photographed by AnnMarie Jones. (The trees, flowers & fungi of Wales). Share List