Sunday, April 22, 2012

Periwinkle

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 Vinca Minor Flower AKA Common Periwinkle, Creeping Myrtle

Vinca minor vine, a perennial ground cover, commonly used as a grass substitute in lawn areas. The flowers appear in March and April, and are approximatelt 2.5 cm in size.

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43 comments:

  1. Wondeful color.....great shot Karen

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  2. Your periwinkle is pretty, I love the color. Beautiful image.

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  3. Very nice macro with bright blue. Love it.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  4. i love the texture you can see in the bloom!

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  5. Such an exquisite flower and I love the color! Great macro shot for the day, Karen!

    Sylvia

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  6. Beautiful macro!
    I have the varigated leaves and I just love it.

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  7. what a gorgeous color karen, it has a shimmer/glimmer!!

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  8. so pretty Karen...they are blossoming like crazy here...one of my favorite colors.

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  9. This is just gorgeous! The sun is shining on this pretty blue blossom, great capture! Greetings from NY :)

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  10. Awesome photo ~ You are right we are kindred spirits except here in New England they are not quite as radiant yet ~ thanks, namaste, ^_^

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  11. Beautiful shot of the periwinkle.

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  12. Lovely color, it happens to be one of my favorites :-)

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  13. Love the blue-ish purple (or periwinkle!) color of these delightful little flowers. Thank you so much for sharing at Your Sunday Best this week. :)

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  14. Gorgeous color. A beautiful shot!

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  15. terrific, dynamic pic! can almost feel those velvety leaves *VBS*

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  16. That periwinkle - don't you just love that word!!! - is a wonderful colour. Lovely shot!!

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  17. Excelente macro de bela flor....
    Cumprimentos

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  18. Splendid - I like the texture in the petals.

    Stewart M - Melbourne

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  19. Karen how pretty can it get with such fresh colour ?
    It has been snowing over night .. a terrible sight to see this morning .. I keep groaning ! LOL
    Joy

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  20. such a beautiful colors! excelent macro! thanks!
    have a nice day!

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  21. I use them as a ground cover under a small tree in a small area.
    They sort of stand up higher when they bloom. I love the color when the vines are bloomed. Good picture.
    Pat

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  22. Very pretty. Happy Blue Monday.

    I played too. Mine are here and here.

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  23. Great shot!

    Visiting for BM- hope you can stop by:)

    http://dsahmblogs.com/2012/04/nail-file.html

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  24. So pretty! Happy Blue Monday!

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  25. So pretty! Happy Blue Monday!

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  26. Thanks for sharing your blues.

    I always appreciate it when I receive comments.

    Happy Blue Monday, Karen.

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  27. So beautiful..Thank's for sharing...

    Visiting for BM-hope you can stop by:)

    http://www.sweetposh.info/2012/04/plastic-blue-eggs.html

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  28. What a delightful photo of this vinca, Karen. You may like to also post up your flower photos in my Floral Friday Fotos meme:

    http://floralfridayfoto.blogspot.com/

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  29. Beautiful color and framing!

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  30. Gorgeous! Happy blue Monday and a great week ahead!

    My BLUE, your comment will be much appreciated. Thank you!

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  31. Lovely blue Vinca, I love it!

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  32. Pretty in blue!Thanks for the visit!

    Kim,USA

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  33. pretty periwinkle in BLUE :-) Dropping by from BM

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  34. Lovely :) I also have one and i love her flowers. Have a great day!

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