Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Water Lily



(This picture can be enlarged by clicking on it. Clicking a second time will make it full-sized.)

This is one of the colorful water lilies we saw at the Italian Garden on the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. I like the vibrant color and the reflections in the water. I also like the bee in that first blossom.

22 comments:

Maple Lane said...

Beautiful color and detail, George. Have a great day.

Indrani said...

Lovely!
I have this variety in my little pool.

Betty Manousos@ Cut and Dry said...

love how artistic it looks.

SO beautiful shot!

Fred Alton said...

The water lilly does have beautiful blooms! You captured it so clearly, including the bee. ☺

Sandra said...

the color is magnificent, did not see the bee until you mentioned it and i went back. i bet the whole pool full was amazing to see

Ginny said...

I've seen this before, did you post it on your other blog? Anyway, it is worth seeing many more times, one of your best shots! Everything about it is gorgeous, and the colors are stunning. In real life, I have only seen white ones.

imac said...

What a beauty George.

LV said...

Beauty surrounds that place. That is such an unusual color and awesome lilly.

Elettra said...

This beautiful flower with this color and very special effect with the water!

Andrew said...

Hi George I have just found your blog commenting on Garden delights... I have had a lovely browse around...
Beautiful images.

A Lady's Life said...

i love it .The colors are so vivid.

Busy Bee Suz said...

That purple is amazing!!!! Love your header photo too...gorgeous.

Craver Vii said...

Wow, so rich and vibrant! The bee is a nice bonus, too.

Terry and Linda said...

Love youro header! Worm fences are starting to be a thing of the past.

Linda
http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com

rainfield61 said...

I like everything you have shown.

Carletta said...

A beautiful color.
Lovely capture George!

Kirigalpoththa said...

This is called 'Nil Manel' in Sri Lanka and it is the national flower of my country.

Reader Wil said...

I love that colour blue. Wonderful to have such flowers in your vicinity. Have a great week!

Leovi said...

I love those wonderful tones full of magic that I wake up delicious emotions.

EG Wow said...

OH MY! I don't think I have ever seen such a BLUE water lily!

SandyCarlson said...

Utterly gorgeous!

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Excellent photography with very nice composition.

Regards!