Monday, November 14, 2011

In my neighborhood

I have no idea what this is, but it's blooming on a hedge nearby. Oh, and it has red in it, too.





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15 comments:

Dina said...

Very pretty, and after reading your previous post I think you should only photograph soft things for a while.

Sara said...

Hi Robin...it looks like oleander to me...but hard to tell without seeing the leaves. Oleander is everywhere around here where I live and can grow very tall and bushy, so I'm sure it will do the same in Israel as we have the same basic climate. The Romans are said to have made tea from the leaves to poison their enemies.

Robin said...

You're probably right Dina. I did get off pretty easily, thank goodness.

Sara, I think you're right, I think it is oleander. Thanks!

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Carletta said...

Lovely shot Robin!
Nice use of DOF.

Liz said...

Gorgeous flower.

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Maria @ LSS said...

Lovely capture!

Ralph said...

I like the variety of things that just grow out of the ground. This is beautiful flora, the surprise that many (alas) think of as weeds and not beauty that showed up uninvited and yet adored...

Mimi said...

Looks like a flower one would buy in the shop!
I like the background out-of-focus bit too.

chubskulit said...

Very pretty!

My Ruby Tuesday post, come and see.

Jama said...

Lovely flowers!

Daryl said...

two gorgeous flower shots in a row .. nice!!!!!!!

Emille said...

You captured the "hedge" beautifully! Happy Ruby Tuesday!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Who cares what it is? As long as there's red in it, it's a delight to behold!

DITTY IN RED

Just a pinch of scarlet
To liven up the place;
Just a hint of ruby
Brushed upon your face;
Just a bit of cherry
Dancing round your toes;
Just some sanguine colors—
That’s the way it goes!


© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Autumn’s rubies here and here

Felisol said...

It's just beautiful.
I like the idea of oleander, they're exotic. Never saw them in "real life".
They're fragile, yet so complete, and full of life itself.

jhopes70 said...

wonderful

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