28 May 2015

Pasque flowers







Pasque flowers (Pulsatilla vulgaris)
in Margareteberg 16.5.2015.

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64 comments:

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    1. Thank you, Theresa! They have lovely fur. :-)

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  2. Hei Gunilla ! Denne har jeg i min hage i Elverum; Norge. Fine bilder av en flott plante !

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    1. Tack ska du ha, Brit! Det är en underbar blomma.

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  3. gorgeous flowers!!!! I have never seen them before!

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  4. Uskomattoman upeita kuvia! Mikä ihmeen kukka tämä on, luulen että olenko koskaan näynyt luonnossa. Oliko Suomesta?

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    1. Kiitos, Katinka! Tämä on tarhakylmänkukka. Villinä ei varmaankaan kasva Suomessa, mutta puistoissa olen niitä nähnyt ainakin Marketanpuistossa ja Kasvitieteellisessa puistossa. Kukinta taitaa olla ohi jo tältä keväältä.

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  5. I love these beautiful flowers !!
    Greetings

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  6. Beautiful flowers and I love their color. Have a happy day!

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    1. Thank you, Eileen! Enjoy your day.

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  7. I've never seen these flowers before. They are lovely.

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  8. Gosh - they look so delicate. Love the macro views.
    Have a Beautiful Day, Gunilla!
    Peace :)

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    1. Thank you very much, Chandra! Have a happy day.

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  9. I think I've seen these flowers, but I thought they were more bluish? Anyways, you captured them beautifully!

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    1. Thank you, Jesh! I've seen them in blue, purple and a very deep wine red.

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  10. Dearest Gunilla;  Oh, I never knew this Pasque flowers 'オキナグサ' ; I Googled with pc :-) Wonderful macro and close-up of this pretty purple color flower(*^_^*)
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in Finland, xoxo Miyako*

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    1. Thank you, dear Miyako! Lots of hugs from Finland.

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  11. Such pretty flowers - I love the fuzz too!

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  12. Wonderful delicate flowers - we used to have them in our garden (not as a wild plant mind you!)

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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    1. Thank you, Stewart! Both the flowers and the seed heads are very decorative.

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  13. "Karvaisissa kukissa on jotain seksyä!" Näin minulle kerran sanoi yksi nuorempi mieshenkilö...:) No, voihan niissä olla.

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    1. Kiitos, Tillariina! En ole koskaan ajatellut että kukka voisi olla seksikäs. :-)

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  14. Oh, what a beautiful photos, Gunilla.
    Beautiful flowers.
    Photo 2 and 5 which are really great.
    Best regards, Irma

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  15. Very pretty, I don't think I've seen them before.
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    1. Thank you very much! I think they're only found in Europe.

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  16. Me gustan especialmente esas flores entreabiertas en las que se intuye la pincelada amarilla de los estambres.
    Un abrazo,

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    1. Thank you, Miguel! Have a wonderful weekend.

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  17. Så vackra och så många fina färgnyanser. Ha de bra.

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    1. Tusen tack, Ingmarie! Sköt om dig.

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  18. Wow, these are really nice !

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  19. They are always nice and fuzzy. Tom The Backroads Traveller

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    1. Thank you, Tom! I love the fuzz. :-)

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  20. Amazing photos! I Germany it is a "Saved flower" , because it's very rare to find in the nature.
    Have a nice weekend

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    1. Thank you, Mascha! We don't have them wild in Finland at all. Enjoy your weekend.

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  21. Very pretty flowers. Love the color.

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  22. Such beautiful shades of purple.

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  23. So pretty and fuzzy! Love your photos a lot!

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  24. Hi,Gunilla. I like pasque flowers very much. But These flowers are a little bit different from our country`s ones. But I like both kind of flowers. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thank you, Minoru! I read that there are over 30 different species of these flowers in North America, Europe and Asia.

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  25. The wonderful variety in flowers never cases to amaze, so many different shapes, colours, forms, textures. It's always an adventure to walk through a woodland.

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    1. Thank you, David! These grow in a park. They don't grow wild in Finland.

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  26. Onpa nämä kauniita kuvia.

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  27. I love these flowers and you know this also a brilliant way to photograph. Pretty sharp, colors and wonderfull details.

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  28. Wonderful pictures Gunilla!!! Pasque flowers are such beautiful flowers! I like their colours and fuzzy fur very much:) Unfortunately I've never seen them in real, although we have these flowers here in Germany, too...

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    1. Thank you, Katrin! I love the fur on them. :-)

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  29. Very nice shots, Gunilla.
    Thank you for joining us at Floral Friday Fotos, hope to see you contributing again soon.

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  30. I like the purple color and their fringe.

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