Monday, 17 November 2014

DESKTOP 472 - STRAWFLOWERS

Xerochrysum bracteatum, commonly known as the golden everlasting or strawflower, is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae native to Australia. Described first by √Čtienne Pierre Ventenat in 1803.
 

This post is part of the Monday Mellow Yellows meme,
and also part of the Mandarin Orange Monday meme,
and also part of the Nature Footsteps Inspiring Photography meme.

7 comments:

  1. I love straw flowers, they are so hardy, beautiful and they last all summer (and make great dry flowers as well). This is a wonderful capture of light, Nick.

    Andrea @ From The Sol

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  2. I love the way the shadows are all so different, depending on the angles of the flowers!!!

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  3. I want to strech my hand in and pick one :)

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  4. Wonderful specimens♪ http://lauriekazmierczak.com/cityscape/

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  5. I think I photographed this flower in the Blue Mountains this week. Beautiful colour and light. thanks for sharing :)

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