06 November 2007

Abutilon megapotanicum


This week's entry for the Tuesday and Wednesday edition of Wordless Wednesday is the flower of Abutilon megapotamicum, a native Brazilian which is a popular plant in subtropical gardens and a garden in Romford

71 comments:

etteY said...

great shot! how did you came up with the black background? happy tuesday and wednesday! :D

Chris said...

Aah, sub-tropical Romford, I remember it well......

Liz said...

It's not a Bleeding heart is it? No, that's Dicentra - the name just poped into my head! But it's similar. Fabulous photo.

Liz said...

Ot it might have popped!

Yen said...

Okey,that is a WOW!!! Happy WT:)

Digital Flower Pictures said...

It's common name around here is Flowering Maple. I actually overwintered this plant inside last winter. It grew to about 5 feet tall this year.

Nice shot, jams. I had a lot of trouble trying to get a picture of the flower.

Anonymous said...

wow, very beautiful!! Have a great Wednesday, Jams.

Jim said...

That is a very pretty flower picture. Thanks for educating us.
Happy WW!
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ValleyGirl said...

Stunning -- as we've come to expect! Happy WW on Tuesday!

susiej said...

Tropical is a nice word for today. Thank you for that breath of fresh air.

Sandy Carlson said...

Cool for that garden in Romford, which I take it is not near Brazil! Great WW photo!

Rhonda said...

Tropical anything is beautiful - gr8 foto, as always! (Mine's up) :)

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

Never seen this type of flower before. It's beautiful. Have a great WW Jams. :)

triathletedad said...

Very cool.

ellen b said...

What an interesting plant and wonderful photograph...

Melanie said...

Beautiful! You have such a talent.

Mrs Coetser said...

Stunning shot.
Happy WW

Xixi said...

Interesting... Happy WW!

Come and visit me on my first WW post. Thanks :)

P.S. Can we may be exchange links?

jams o donnell said...

Thanks everyone!

.:mar said...

Beautiful!!
happy ww :)

Jenn in Holland said...

which is a gorgeous blossom indeed!
Well captured.

Colin Campbell said...

Beautiful. We should be able to grow that here.

ONwebCHECK said...

very beautifull! happy WW

Nap Warden said...

Beautiful picture!

Jos said...

Very beautiful indeed, Jams! Happy WW

the teach said...

jams, beautiful shot! Do you care to say how you got the shot? And if you used Adobe or any other software like it?
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Alison said...

Oooh, I like this. Does it come in orange, because I'm sure I've seen something like it recently.

baby~amore' said...

stunning shot as always Jams

Renegade Eye said...

Good work.

Katya said...

That is a very interesting blossom! I love the coloration. It is very pretty, indeed! And, a great photo!

Happy WW!

WorksForMom said...

Wow, that is amazing althought I got a glimpse of Tutankhamun and was totally mesmerized!

CK-II said...

Nice capture. Happy WW!

Natalie said...

What a great picture...beautiful!

Shelia said...

It looks like velvet, very pretty. Have a blessed and wonderful WW!

giles said...

wonderful find for today's entry!

happy ww!

julia said...

It reminds me of the orange Chinese lanterns. Gorgeous shot, Jams!

snippets said...

great shot! interesting flower!
happy WW

bluemountainmama said...

looks similar to 'bleeding hearts'.... lovely little thing!

Joyismygoal said...

I thought these were bleeding heart but no? Still so lovely How do they differ?

Qtpies7 said...

That is just lovely.

ZJ said...

This is the first time I've seen a flower like that. Does it have seeds inside?

maiylah said...

that's a gorgeous flower! reminds me a bit of the hibiscus ... :)
happy WW

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Bobbie said...

I've never heard of this plant, nor have I seen it. Thank you for showing me something completely new. Happy WW.

Chris in Oxford said...

nice shot as always. i also enjoyed your king tut and dick cheney posts! happy WW!

jennyr said...

that's a pretty neat flower. how did u get a black background?

Secret Agent Mama said...

ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!!! Thank you for that. :D

jams o donnell said...

Thanks everyone!

Siani said...

Lovely pic, as usual. That Romford garden of yours sounds very interesting. Happy WW!

. . . Dallas Meow . . . . >^^< . . . said...

beautiful and wouldn't survive texas, that's for sure . . .


peace to all y'all

Celeste said...

What a beautiful flower!

impworks said...

Really great photo :-)

Eric and Flynn said...

Beautiful flower, never seen one like it before. Great photo does it justice.

Hoto said...

nice shot. happy ww

Rambler said...

the tip of the flower has come out so well shan

Hootin'Anni said...

Absolutely stunning!!! You are tops with photography. It's always a pleasure visiting your W W

letha said...

Always make me think of fairies skirts flowers like these.

catsynth said...

What an interesting flower.

Vixen said...

What beautiful flower. I have never seen one like it. Such rich color too.

Happy WW

jams o donnell said...

Thanks everyone!

Stephanie said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog, great picture!

Joshua said...

Very beautiful Jam! Happy WW!

Patois said...

My goodness, that's an excellent photo. What a gorgeous flower.

webduck said...

I need to work harder at putting "stunning" pictures on my blogs for WW I guess. Always something wonderful here Jams.

Queen of My Domain said...

I've never seen that flower before. Your picture makes it look stunning. Great Job.

Tanya, the Super Mom said...

that's a beautiful flower!

L.L. Barkat said...

Looks almost like a painting. Lovely texture.

Andrée said...

It looks like I'm introducing the Thursday edition of WW!

That is a great photo; great flower. The little things (at my age, I'm still saying little things for little things I don't have the vocabulary for) coming down from the flower are so pretty.

Con said...

I have the very same in my garden here in sunny Ealing!!

jams o donnell said...

THat is excellent to know con!

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