Thursday, October 9, 2014

One last bloom


My echinopsis cactus gave me one last bloom before I move away.  I'm so glad I noticed it when I got up early in the morning.  It gave me an opportunity to get a photo before sunrise.


And then, when it was lighter, I took another one.  One last show before I move away from this house.  I'll have to get another cactus like this one for the new place.  Cactus seems to be the only thing in can grow successfully.

19 comments:

Stefan Jansson said...

What's with the scary stone face?

llandudnopictures said...

Beautiful!

Kate said...

Your cactus rewarded you beautifully with your early morning rise!

Birdman said...

Promise?

Lois said...

So pretty and delicate! I couldn't help but notice that spooky looking face looking up at the flower in the first picture too.

Sharon Anck said...

That face is my owl face made from a rock. I bought it two years ago at the Desert Botanical Garden. It does look a tiny bit scary in this photo.

Karl Demetz said...

Beautiful ! Don't you take the cactus with you? And the face?

Judy said...

One last showy bloom! I like that owl. Is he going with you? If not, he can live in my flower bed with all the other rocks I've collected.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

It's exquisite Sharon.. the delicate colour, the frilly edges.. beautiful. Would it be possible for some of your cactii to move with you ?

William Kendall said...

Gorgeous colours in the bloom.

glenda said...

This is a beauty, and the little owl is enjoying it too!

Elisabeth Firsching said...

It´s beyond awsome! Love it :-)

RedPat said...

It is so gorgeous, Sharon!

Thérèse said...

I always loved to see the flow of the stamens inside the flower.
Quite a present for you to enjoy before you leave.

Catalyst/Taylor said...

I must have missed something. Where are you going?

Randy said...

What a beauty.

Stefan Jansson said...

Aha, owls don't really scare me!

Steve Reed said...

Wow, what an amazing bloom and a great parting gift.

José Mendonça said...

I remember this cactus, a cousin of my echinopsis. :-) They reward us every year.