GARDEN FLOWERS

The kiss of the sun for pardon,
The song of the birds for mirth,
One is nearer God's Heart in a garden
Blue Windflowers
Than anywhere else on earth,
Dorothy Frances Gurney , 1859-1932

Garden flowers were my first love, and what sparked my interest in serious photography. The dramatic orange of a lily, or the more subtle hues of an early hellebore are wonderful subjects for photographers. And who can ever ignore a rose?

Blue Windflowers
Cream double tulip
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PHOTOS
Cream double tulip
Kiwi Vine Parrot tulips HOME
Fortnight lily
Kiwi Vine Parrot tulips
Yellow tulips Tulips and muscari Salvia and Osteospermum
Tulips and Muscarii
Salvia and Osetospermum
Yellow tulips
Calla lilies Gemini Rose Allium Siculum
Calla lilies Gemini Rose Allium Siculum
Pasque Flower Colchicum Penstemon Pensham Laura
Pasque Flower Autumn Crocus Penstemon Pensham Laura
Summer Snowflake Narcissus Tahiti Tulips and Daffodils
Summer Snowflake Narcissus Tahiti Tulips and Daffodils
Bee Balm Gloriosa Lily Daylily
Monarda
Gloriosa Lily
Daylily
Agapanthus Queen Mum Apricot Drift Rose Rosa Angel Face
Apricot Drift Rose
Angel Face
Agapanthus Queen Mum
Double Scoop Cranberry Himalayan Blue Poppy, Meconopsis Gerbera Daisies
Double Scoop Cranberry
Gerbera Daisies
Narcissus Ice Follies Osteospermum Astrantia
Narcissus Ice Follies
Osteospermum
Astrantia
Tulips Rosa Double Delight, bud Lavender
Tulips
Lavender
Mazus reptans Just Joey Rose Mauve and white spiderwort
Mazus reptans
Just Joey
Tradescantia
Rosa Love and peace Beebalm Tulips and Forget me nots
Tulips and Forget-me-nots
Beebalm
Blue Poppy Camellia Echinacea
Blue Poppy
Camellia
Echinacea
Brugmansia Lily flowered tulips Foxglove
Angels Trumpet
 
Lily Flowered Tulips
Foxglove
Coral Drift Rose Snowdrops Alpine Poppies
Coral Drift Rose
Snowdrops
Alpine Poppies
Coreopsis Ruby Frost Gemini Rose white and pale mauve flowers of Glory Bush, Lasiandra
Coreopsis Ruby Frost
Gemini Rose
Lasiandra
Graham Thomas closeup of Grevillea Bee approaching an ornamental thistle
Graham Thomas
Ornamental Thistle
Hot Lava Ketchup and Mustard a posy of snowdrops on a white lace hanky
Hot Lava
Ketchup and Mustard
The Gift
Species Lily Dew covered bud of tibouchina urvilleana, Glory Bush Bergenia closeup
Species Lily
Bergenia
Milkweed Ornamental Onion centre of a giant Hibiscus Moscheutos flower
Ornamental Onion
Hibiscus Moscheutos
Milkweed
 
pink Asiatic lilies mauve edged white tulip flower
Pink Lilies
Mauve and White Tulip
Sunflower with bee    
Sunflower with bee