Friday, August 2, 2013

Coneflower

This is the season for all the cornflowers (Echinacea) to be in bloom in the city and it seems to be a good year for them as they are everywhere you look. I caught this one in my mother's garden just after a recent rain.

18 comments:

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

cute shot!! one of my favs. ( :

ArtandArchitecture-SF.com said...

Lovely - great color

JM said...

Beautiful!

Sharon said...

I love these flowers, they are so happy looking. Great photo!

Laura. M said...

Your mother has a beautiful garden, Pat. The flower I love :))
A kiss.

Lowell said...

This is just excellent - super colors and it's sharp as a tack and great depth-of-field.

TexWisGirl said...

they sure are pretty!

Karen said...

Suoer shot!

Marleen said...

I love cone flowers. These have a lovely color. In Dutch we call them 'sun hat' (zonnehoed).

llandudnopictures said...

What a beautiful splash of colour!

Kate said...

That blossom is a perfect shape and a perfect color.

William Kendall said...

A lovely shade!

Linda said...

Nice! Great color!

Jack said...

Nice, RedPat. We have them in bloom down here, too. Mine aren't anything to talk about this year.

Randy said...

So beautiful and one of my favorites.

Andy said...

It has been a great growing season.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

I love them Pat, they always seem like such happy summer flowers don't you think.. Beautiful macro that you've taken here.

EG CameraGirl said...

You're right that this seems to be a great year for coneflowers. Very pretty!