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My favourite flower (today)

2010.09.16
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These flowers start off this colour. Scroll down to see the colour they turn into .
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Please be sure to enlarge this one.
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Cobea scandens
Cobaea is a genus of flowering plants including about 20 species of rapid growing, ornamental annual or perennial climbers from Tropical America, native to Mexico. The botanical name is honored for Father Cobo, Spanish Jesuit of the seventeenth century, naturalist, and resident of America for many years. The plants can reach 20ft with their woody stems. Leaves are alternate lobed with opposite pairs and tendrils. In late summer to early spring, the large, bell-shaped flowers borne profusely and singly along the stems with bright green, violet, or purple in colors. The plants can become invasive in some areas, and is a common weed in New Zealand.
28 Comments
momotaro Very beautiful flower Sadhya and you caught a hoverfly with it!
momotaro · 2010-09-15: 05:11
borogovoi ....oh so beautiful set, my dear !
Congratulations
borogovoi · 2010-09-15: 05:13
helys Wow !
Wonderful colored flowers
Nicely done
helys · 2010-09-15: 05:31
HoosierAtHeART Wonderful set, love the progression, #6 went in my favs!
HoosierAtHeART · 2010-09-15: 05:35
gonia I like this too. thanks for information.
gonia · 2010-09-15: 06:33
Davorka very beautiful flowers !
Davorka · 2010-09-15: 07:02
Cabecilha outstanding :)
Cabecilha · 2010-09-15: 07:29
Riyaz Lovely set Sadhya! No 6 , enlarged is superb!
Riyaz · 2010-09-15: 07:41
LAZYWASP This is a wonderful series of images!!!
LAZYWASP · 2010-09-15: 08:57
malquistfamily Very pretty set :) Interesting flower I have never seen before.
malquistfamily · 2010-09-15: 10:09
mattmckenna O what can I say you have done it again, you have surprised me, opened a new world for me, thanks.
mattmckenna · 2010-09-15: 11:07
fermuor Muy buenas
fermuor · 2010-09-15: 11:13
threepeas These are beautiful! What was the time frame for this? I love these flowers!
threepeas · 2010-09-15: 11:57
MoMac Wow great set of progression from bud to the opening of the flower.
MoMac · 2010-09-15: 12:04
onlyricky gorgeous flower!
it is interesting to know that our beauties sometimes are weeds in some countries! O_O
onlyricky · 2010-09-15: 15:53
vterezia well done .....wonderful flower.......#9 added in my faves...
vterezia · 2010-09-15: 15:53
finbarr Awesome shots !!
finbarr · 2010-09-15: 17:00
tracyseeger Wow, what a stunning transformation, and beautiful colors!
tracyseeger · 2010-09-15: 17:48
darfoster Fabulous photography!!!!!
darfoster · 2010-09-15: 20:04
NellyBly Gorgeous flower! Love that dark lavender..I may have one of those on the fence..waiting to see when it blooms..saved #7 :-)
NellyBly · 2010-09-15: 22:36
lookagain Such a very interesting flower! Love how you caught such a variety of looks!
lookagain · 2010-09-15: 22:37
nssco50 Beautiful to see life of the flower!! Fascianting flower and garden, my favorite #6 gorgeous:))
nssco50 · 2010-09-16: 00:23
hannamagnusson Very pretty flower and interesting set!
hannamagnusson · 2010-09-16: 04:18
????? Interesting and beautiful flower!
????? · 2010-09-16: 07:32
wildduck Soooo beautiful!
wildduck · 2010-09-16: 12:21
YUKJA Fantastic set Sadhya!!! Never seen before!
YUKJA · 2010-09-17: 08:51
redro It's something very special about the first 3 images, maybe the light, maybe a different better camera...
I like the lighting conditions and the yellowish filter.
This flower amazes me with its design
redro · 2010-09-18: 00:57
pandka Great set!
pandka · 2010-09-25: 14:55
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