Egyptian Lotus
Crimson Patch Butterfly
Inner Beauty
The Beauty Within 3
The Beauty Within 2
Drops of Jupiter
The heart of the matter
Indian Lotus Flower
Hangin' around... takin' it slow
No me first!
Me first!

Egyptian Lotus

Egyptial Lotus, Wickford RI.

Crimson Patch Butterfly

At our hotel in San Jose a beautiful Crimson Patch Butterfly alit for a few seconds on this pretty flower which I think is a type of Gerba Daisy

Inner Beauty

Most feel that a dandelion is an ugly weed but a peek inside shows something quite different.

The Beauty Within 3

Another rainy day with the dwarf Iris

The Beauty Within 2

After a rainy day.

Drops of Jupiter

Dew on phlox

The heart of the matter

The glow from a yellow rose.

Indian Lotus Flower

The Lotus Fower, Nelumbo nucifera, is also known as the Indian Lotus, the Sacred Lotus and the Bean of India. It is an aquatic perenial not related to the water lily or egyptian lily. The seeds of this plant can remain viable and can germinate many years after they have been harvested. The oldest known recorded Nelumbo Nucifera germination was from seeds that were 1300 years old found in a dry lakebed in China and Vietnam. The Lotus is the national flower of both India and Vietnam

Hangin' around... takin' it slow

Inchworm on a sunflower, Buttonwoods farm.

No me first!

Me first!

Sunflower pair in Infrared