24 April 2014

Mezereon and coltsfoot




Mezereon (Daphne mezereum)

The shrub flowers early in the spring
(April-May), before the leaves appear.




Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)

The flowering stem develops in spring
before the leaves appear.
Flowering time from April to June.

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Photos taken in Lappeenranta during Easter.

I'm linking to
Floral Friday Fotos
Floral Love
Today's Flowers

http://floralfridayfoto.blogspot.fi/2014/04/fff127-troilus-rose.html




58 comments:

  1. Dear Gunilla,
    wonderful macro shots, love it all!!!
    Have a nice day
    moni

    Thanks if you visit my blog
    http://www.reflexionblog.de

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    1. Thank you, dear Moni! Have a great weekend!

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  2. They are both exquisite wildflowers and the lighting on them is perfect. Happy weekend to you Gunilla and thank you for sharing these :)

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    1. Thank you, Denise, and a happy weekend to you too!

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  3. Lovely macros Gunilla of the Coltsfoot in particular.

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  4. Oh what delicate and pretty flowers. Thank you for sharing them.

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  5. Hi Gunilla; I've not seen a pink daphne before - just the traditional white with dark pink edges---------don't they have such a wonderful aroma too?!

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    1. Thank you Carole! This is the traditional wild variety around here and they are fragnant too.

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  6. Dearest Gunilla;
    OMG, what lovely and unfamiliar flowers (for me) they are♡♡♡
    Haha, I've learned this link and joined.

    Sending you Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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    1. Thank you very much, dear Miyako! I'm glad you joined. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  7. Hi Gunilla,
    Great series of photos of beautiful flowers.
    All perfectly photographed, my compliments.
    Greetings Irma

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  8. Oh they are different, haven't seen them often in cold country posts. But of course the photos are always superb!

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  9. Nice close ups!!
    Have a nice weekend!

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    1. Thank you Candi! Enjoy your weekend.

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  10. The bright colors are great to see!

    Tom The Backroads Traveller

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  11. Very nice Gunilla and especially the pictures of the little butterbur are wonderful to see :-)

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  12. Vilka ljuvliga makro bilder! Trevlig helg!

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  13. sehr gelungene Makro Aufnahmen!Lg Rose

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  14. Coltsfoot is a flower that I don't think I've ever seen. Thank you for sharing yours. They are beautiful

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  15. These are beautiful flowers. I can't wait until I have some time for a walk through the woods to see all the new wildflowers popping up.

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    1. Thank you Roan! I've had a few days off and I've enjoyed being outdoors as much as possible.

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  16. Wonderful flowers! I love the yellow ones! Have a great weekend!

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  17. I love the little yellow flowers! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today!

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  18. Mezereon er så sød og dejligt at den blomstrer så tidligt :-)

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    1. Tack ska du ha, Gitte! Den är väldigt fin. :)

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  19. Lovely shots of the flowers.

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  20. Pretty blooms.
    www.womenandperspectives.com/2014/04/memorable-water-lily.html

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  21. I love this yellow flower.
    Thank you for your participation.

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  22. Love the yellow florals. Very nice. :)

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  23. beautiful sharing

    much love...
    http://myblog-lunchbreak.blogspot.com/2014/04/1435.html

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