18 December 2014

Cactus flower






Cactus flower in the Winter Garden
in Helsinki 17.1.2014.

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

http://floralfridayfoto.blogspot.fi/2014/12/fff161-hibiscus-athenacus.html


48 comments:

  1. Great photos of this beautiful flower.
    Wonderful colors and perfect focus.
    Well done Gunilla.
    Best regards, Irma

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  2. Lovely Christmas cactus. Tom The Backroads Traveller

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  3. 'm not sure I know this cactus flower - beautiful Gunilla! And have a merry Christmas!

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    1. Thank you Jesh! I wish you a Merry Christmas!

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  4. Lovely flower, and nice macro shots!

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  5. That is a lovely bloom. Mine are out also but are pink

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    1. Thank you Margaret! I've seen pink ones too.

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  6. Oh, I love that flower !
    Greetings

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    1. Thank you Bill! I think it's a Christmas cactus.

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  8. Las flores del cactus son muy hermosas, lástima que sean tan efímeras.
    Un abrazo,

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  9. These are quite lovely. My Sister grows similar varieties. When they finish flowering she leaves the old flowers in place and quite some months later small fruits form which are quite delicious and refreshing to eat :D)

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    1. Thank you Susan! I didn't know you can eat the fruits.

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  10. That red is very vibrant! Those are gorgeous, I need to find some for our garden :)

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    1. Thank you Sarah! I'd love to have one too, but I don't have room for more flowers. :-(

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  11. Fantastic cacti bloom, thank you Gunilla and I wish you a very happy weekend :)

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    1. Thank you, Denise! Enjoy your weekend.

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  12. I like the color and the shape of this flower. It's so lovely.

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  13. Gorgeous macro shots of the Xmas Cactus!

    Happy Holidays,
    artmusedog and carol

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    1. Thank you Carol! Happy Holidays to you as well!

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  14. Vilken fantastisk färg på blommorna! Och God jul!

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  15. Nydelig farge på denne! Ha en riktig god jul Gunilla og takk for alle de fine ord og bilder du deler.

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    1. Tack Jannibele! Jag önskar dig en riktigt God Jul!

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  16. Beautiful Christmas cactus and I love the snowy owl shots.

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  17. Such a wonderful colour and delightful shape in this bloom!
    Best wishes for the Festive Season and thank you for participating in the Floral Friday Fotos meme!

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