Friday, December 7, 2012

A pink crown

Came across this unusual hydrangea recently - one I've not seen before. I believe it is called a Lace-cap and the crown or coronet of pink petals surrounding the "lace" sets it off nicely.

9 comments:

mary said...

Wow that is pretty unusual my first time to see these beauty.

Shaun Gibbs said...

I've not seen one like that before. Very pretty flower.

Dianne said...

They're the prettiest flower with a lovely name to match. A great macro capture .... Bravo!

eileeninmd said...

Wow, gorgeous flower. Lovely photo, Valerie!

Linley S said...

A beautiful flower Valerie, Isn't it wonderful when you come across one that you have not seen before.

Luna Miranda said...

wow, this is very pretty. the pink petals are gorgeous!

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

It's gorgeous! I have seen it in a ceamy white here.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Gorgeous! I posted hydrqangeas a couple of times during our summer and I see a lot in Oregon, but never this variety == it's wonderful!! Thanks for sharing.

NixBlog said...

It is a stunning flower.
Thanks for participating in Floral Friday Fotos, Valerie.

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