A Queen’s Wreath

Jake, who is the creative graphic artist over at Jakesprinter, decided it would be nice if we posted some flowers this week. Fine with me – I love flowers and have lots of photos of flowers. My last post was a photo of Queen’s WreathΒ and I promised more. When looking down the supporting trellis walk, it looks so delicate and magical – befitting for a queen’s wreath.

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I have been working hard to capture the beauty of the place while also showing the delicate nature of the blossoms. This proved to be a challenge because when I photographed the individual flowers I lost the beauty of the flowers hanging together, contrasted against the rock post supporting the trellis. The whole is much greater than the sum of the parts.

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But sometimes we need to see the parts to appreciate the greater whole.

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The botanical name is Petrea volubilis – Verbenaceae and it comes from the Caribbean & Mexico.

29 thoughts on “A Queen’s Wreath

  1. Pingback: Floral Friday | A New Day

  2. … I can imagine strolling along .. reaching out to touch the profusion of flower laden branches Pat . Do they have a perfume I wonder …


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