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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday Vignette

For my Wednesday Vignette I'm sharing a photo of a backlit Hellebore from the NPA border at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. I saw it while I was at the NPA March Mania Plant Sale a couple of weekends ago with Peter The Outlaw Gardener.



For some reason red Hellebores have really captured my attention this spring. This one, at the corner of the bed, was like a beacon.

Anna at Flutter & Hum hosts Wednesday Vignette. Check out her post here.

10 comments:

  1. The reds really do stand out and are especially wonderful with light shining through them as you beautifully captured this one. I like the deep, almost black ones but they don't give the same jolt of color that reds and light pinks provide.

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  2. It would be hard to ignore a plant as dramatic as that. I only have the rosy reds and they are not nearly as bright.

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  3. I bought a bunch of nasty urchins to plant..can't wait.

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  4. Almost like it was telling you to STOP and take its portrait.

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  5. The sun provides such marvelous special effects!

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  6. This is a good Hellebore, especially since the flowers are facing sideways instead of down. I also noticed the reds this year, and I planted one on a slope where the afternoon sun hits it just right. It is nice to discover new things about old favorites.

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  7. Beautiful! I too have a fondness for the red ones, and when planted so they catch the light like that, they are stunning! It's funny, lately the buttery yellow ones have spoken to me - both singles and doubles - especially if they draw toward green...

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  8. I love red hellebores too and that vignette is beautiful. It was so nice to meet you at Little Prince. I think we are kindred spirits. I wish we would have had more time to chat and I wish we lived closer to each other.

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  9. That is an especially good red one, and extra special because it looks at you.

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  10. Gorgeous color, like stained glass.

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