Monday, December 28, 2009

Blooming aloe (II)

This species blooms once a year in winter

28 comments:

BlossomFlowerGirl said...

This is a lovely photo and you've captured the flowers beautifully.
Cheers.
Melbourne Daily Photo

Babzy said...

and you didn't miss them , beautiful ;)

Gunn White said...

Unique, and this shot as well as your other blog, has inspired me to buy myself a new plant each month..... Have not killed any yet. :-)

Dina said...

Nice red and green just at Christmas time.

Steffe said...

Didn't know that. But for a winter photo, it's a bit different!

Pagan Sphinx said...

Your photo looks like a painting. Gorgeous.

Jarart said...

They stand out against that yellow tile. Very pretty.

Olivier said...

c'est une peinture murale ? superbe

Lois said...

That is so pretty! I don't think I have ever seen aloe bloom before.

Kilauea Poetry said...

There are many varieties and I pass a yard where someone made a huge hedge with it over on the cooler(Waimea)side. One things for sure besides using it for skin ailments..it works fabulously for an upset stomach.
(btw) I'm wondering what the rest of that 70's house looks like? The tile actually looks very tasteful- Have a great day-

Cristóbal said...

I have seen them around here... good thing they bloom in winter!

Vogon Poet said...

I have a few aloes on my terrace, are those arborescens? I have a couple of variegata and several ferox of different sizes.

Joan Elizabeth said...

I am always interested in the aloes you photograph ... was never very aware of them until I followed your blog. Lovely composition and colours here.

Irina said...

I've never seen the aloe flowers. Two pleasures: beautiful photo and new knowledge about flora :-). Colors sing.

joo said...

At first I was sure they were painted on the wall!!!
Beautiful:)

marley said...

Very nice. I've never seen them flowering before. Much more interesting than my green flower!

Sharon said...

I love these blooms. I can't wait for the ones in my yard to bloom. Great photo!

Bob Crowe said...

Exceptional balance, design and color. It looks like metal and enamel work.

Wolynski said...

Never knew aloe was red and so beautiful - stunning photo.

Mirela said...

Wonderful photo! Here it blooms in spring :) and doesn't grow as a wild plant...

Leif Hagen said...

Lovely red flowers! All I see around here now is snow! I like your front page header photo! Groovy!

Anya said...

Never seen before a red bloom from Aloe
thanks for sharing
( I thought they had yellow blooms ;-)

Per Stromsjo said...

Steffe is right. We could perhaps come up with some ice roses...

Julie ScottsdaleDailyPhoto.com said...

excellent composition. it looks like a work of art.

Julie said...

I first learnt that aloes flower when reading your blog. Lovely design to this flower. Similar (a bit) to the red hot poker that Lachezar from Auckland is showing today.

brattcat said...

And look how brilliantly you've caught it. This is a striking composition.

ruma2008 said...

Parece ser uma escultura artística.


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Wish you a Happy New Year 2010.

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Atenciosamente.
ruma

Small City Scenes said...

Perfect shot. great color and composition. MB