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Sunday, January 31, 2010

January in the Garden 2010 - Hydrangea Petal

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On this last day of January, with flower and leaf buds already swelling in my garden, I leave this month with a rather ghostly image of the skeletal remains of a hydrangea petal. I find it quite beautiful, if a bit poignant.

I am so ready for Spring.



More hydrangea photos can be seen here, here, here, and here.





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7 comments:

Meredith said...

What a haunting photograph! As you say, it is poignant... and so beautiful.

Paz said...

it IS beautiful.

i love your signature.

paz

Noelle said...

Hello Christine,

I absolutely love hydrangeas - both in the summer and winter. The petal is so beautiful.

Christine said...

Thanks, Meredith.

You too, Paz. ;)

Christine said...

Thank you, Noelle. I love all hydrangeas. Especially the blue ones that turn teal when the frost nips them.

Blackswamp_Girl said...

Oooh... beautiful! I love the delicate laciness. :)

Christine said...

I'm glad you like it, Swamp Girl. Thanks for the visit.