Saturday, June 18, 2011

Cardinal's Guard/Today's Flowers #41

@ mirandablue
Cardinal's Guard, Pachystachys coccinea

It is sometimes the most fragile things that have the power to endure and become sources of strength. ~ May Sarton


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18 comments:

♥~Judy~♥ said...

This is an unusual bloom captured very nicely. I don't believe I have seen this flower before.

kanak7 said...

I haven't seen it either. It's very pretty! Love that pink!!
About your question on my blog, I'm don't know about the scent. Wish I had taken a whiff!!

Lui said...

This could be a small bloom because the ones I saw that resemble this are as small as santan flowers ;-)

♥♥ Willa ♥♥ said...

This flower have a very beautiful and striking color!

Thanks for visiting my Today's Flower entry.

Self Sagacity said...

It is beautiful, you're so lucky to be able to see these where you live. Or maybe not? Have a good weekend.

Carver said...

Beautiful shot of the cardinal flowers.

Charlene: the Polarblogger said...

Lovely flower that warms the heart of the beholder!
Thanks for looking at my entry and the comment.

Francisca said...

Very unusual bloom, Luna!

Sivinden said...

A stout guard this one!

Denise said...

This is a beautiful bloom and I enjoyed the quote you added. I always love the combination of flowers and quotes.

Modern Mom said...

First time I've seen this flower. It's so pretty.

My entry.

Carletta said...

I don't know this flower but it's very lovely.
Looks like a little spider is somewhere hiding in those leaves. :)

Roan said...

Amazing flower. Nice sentiment.

Arija said...

It looks tropical. so nice to make the acquaintance of the cardinal's guard.

Rajesh said...

Very pretty red flowers.

lazyclick said...

Beautiful flower.

chubskulit said...

That is lovely sis.

Orange Lilies

Natasha said...

I don't think I've seen that flower before. It's amazing! Great photo too.

Best wishes for a happy week,
Natasha.