Friday, August 2, 2013

Tendrils

 
Wild bergamot or bee balm
is a wildflower in the mint family (Lamiaceae) widespread and abundant as a native plant in much of North America.
 
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41 comments:

  1. What a delicate, exquisite capture, Karen! I love it! Hope you have a lovely weekend! Enjoy!

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  2. Hi Karen, this bee balm is a stunning color. I have only ever seen the red ones and it's such a delight to see a different shade, especially in this pretty lavender. Thank you so much for linking with Today's Flowers, and have a great weekend :)

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  3. I think it's the tendrils that I love so much about this flower. It always looks so happy. Great macro shot.

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  4. Pretty! You captured the purple color beautifully.

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  5. that is really pretty; great colour and composition

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  6. One truly super macro photo, love the focus on the tendrils. Cheers from Jean.

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  7. They are gorgeous, Karen! Such beautiful lighting and color too!

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  8. Beautiful photo, beautiful flower:) Greetings

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  9. Love the bee balm, I love the purple color. Beautiful photo!

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  10. just gorgeous!!! very different from our bee balm in texas. i love the tendrils!

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  11. Sure is pretty:) Have a nice long weekend. B

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  12. I love that colour!! So different from the bergamot you see in gardens!!!

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  13. Fantastic capture and wildflowers can be so beautiful.

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  14. What a beautiful flower this is, Karen!

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  15. A wonderful shot, very good photo work ..
    Best regards, Karin

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  16. Such a pretty capture Karen .... Brava!

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  17. Wonderful shot of the flower.

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  18. Beautiful Karen...I love that color and it's a fantastic macro.

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  19. wow, this is a gorgeous wildflower! delicate tendrils. love the light.

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  20. Yes, that flower is very attractive! Love it!

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  21. Hi,Karen.Nice capture. I have never seen this kind of flowers in our country. Wishing you a wonderful Sunday.

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  22. that is a fantastic shot! I love it!

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  23. That is a very beautiful looking flower- love all those curly bits. I like the way you have captured both the light and changes in colour.

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  24. As my grandchildren used to say - neat - love it !!

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  25. Cool shot of this pretty wildflower. I like the green and white stem.

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  26. Magnificent macro shot ~ Beautiful! Wow! thanks ^_^
    Happy Day to you .xxooo

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  27. Nice color and angle. The lilac shade is so calming.

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  28. very beautiful wildflower! great shot!

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  29. What a pretty and unique flower. Love the color.

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  30. Lovely pic, it looks like a soft coral or an anemone on a tropical reef! *VBS*

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  31. Beautiful lavender color..love the spider look to the petals

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  32. A very pretty and delicate bloom!

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  33. Like an earthly sea anemone. A very beautiful flower.

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  34. Beautiful - and my favourite colour. I do also love bee-friendly plants, so maybe I should make room for bergamot in my garden?

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  35. what a nice "lightcatcher" you have. :)

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  36. Wonderful color and texture! :)

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