Little galaxies

by Heike June. 03, 2017 2069 views

Unfortunately I had to'reset' my hibiscus plant this year, because last autum I missed the moment 'Jack Frost' came around.

Outcome was, it lost most of it's leaves and that ones, which remained, looked awfull. When I took it from the balcony into my rooms, it really was near to death...

So, I cut all remaining leaves from the trunk with the hope for recovery. During the winter nothing happend, I often was thinking about throwing away this ugly naked 'stick'.

Beginning of march I discoverd the first little green leaf on the trunk. This saved the 'stick' for being trashed.... :)

Meanwhile it is placed again on the balcony and during the last two weeks, where we had fantastic whether here in the mid of germany, (sometimes up to 30ºC what is around 86ºF), a lot of new little green leaves were growing and I now think, we've made it.

Of cause, it is far away from what it was last year and I don't expect any blossoms this year, but hopefully next year again.

This macro of a hibiscus pistil I made last year, the details did remind me of scenes from science fiction movies and games I've seen, therefore I called it

'Little galaxies'.

I like this photo very much, because of the shallow depth of fields and the fiery red color.

I think, this photo was one of the reasons, that I tried to keep the hibiscus alive. :)

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Olga Helys 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Wooooooooooow
SUPERB

1 month, 3 weeks ago Edited
Piotr Matura 4 months, 1 week ago

Beautiful colours and lighting. Superb photo!

4 months, 1 week ago Edited
Shahul Khalid 11 months ago

Love the color

11 months ago Edited
Pete Fitzgetald 2 years, 1 month ago

I love this photo, great color

2 years, 1 month ago Edited
Heike Replied to Pete Fitzgetald 2 years, 1 month ago

Kind thanks, Pete !!

2 years, 1 month ago Edited
Glo B 2 years, 1 month ago

Amazing contrast and deep reds!

2 years, 1 month ago Edited
Heike Replied to Glo B 2 years, 1 month ago

Thanks a lot ! I

2 years, 1 month ago Edited
Victor Quintana 2 years, 1 month ago

What a dreamy shot! This is a really nice capture Heike!

2 years, 1 month ago Edited
Heike Replied to Victor Quintana 2 years, 1 month ago

Kind thanks Victor !

2 years, 1 month ago Edited
Robert Taylor 2 years, 2 months ago

Outstanding photo,, it looks like its from another world,,

2 years, 2 months ago Edited
Heike Replied to Robert Taylor 2 years, 2 months ago

Thanks a lot ! smile

2 years, 2 months ago Edited
Laurence D 2 years, 3 months ago

Comme la petite lumière d'espoir qui a fait qu'il n'est pas allé à la poubelle !

2 years, 3 months ago Edited
Heike Replied to Laurence D 2 years, 2 months ago

Merci bien ! grinning

2 years, 2 months ago Edited
Paolo Martini 2 years, 3 months ago

Love it !!!

2 years, 3 months ago Edited
Heike Replied to Paolo Martini 2 years, 2 months ago

Thanks you so much !

2 years, 2 months ago Edited
Samresh Shrivastav 2 years, 3 months ago

surreal !!!

2 years, 3 months ago Edited
Heike Replied to Samresh Shrivastav 2 years, 3 months ago

Thanks a lot, Samresh ! smiley

2 years, 3 months ago Edited
Antonio Gil 2 years, 3 months ago

What an amazing image. it looks like it has an inner light.

2 years, 3 months ago Edited
Heike Replied to Antonio Gil 2 years, 3 months ago

Yes, it's like little lights were switched on. Kind thanks, Antonio ! smiley

2 years, 3 months ago Edited
Berckmans Peter 2 years, 3 months ago

So deep red, beautiful

2 years, 3 months ago Edited
Heike Replied to Berckmans Peter 2 years, 3 months ago

Thanks Peter. It seems, there was a special light that moment. I made more photos a bit later, but curiously, they don't have this special deep fiery red...

2 years, 3 months ago Edited
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