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Posted by
PShorten (West Chester, United States) on 13 April 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

This is a rare blue poppy. They grow en-mass in four places in the world: Alaska, the Himalaya's, Scotland and Longwood Gardens, PA. They were a bit past their prime when I finally got over there but these flowers still did not disappoint me!

Weekly Assignment: The Letter F
Mary's 365 Daze

NIKON D90 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 250 170 mm

Betsy Barron from Philadelphia, PA, United States

really beautiful capture of the elusive blue poppy!

13 Apr 2010 2:24pm

Elora from Genoa, Italy

Wow, the colour is incredible, I've never seen a blue poppy!

13 Apr 2010 2:39pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

You captured the beautiful texture of this poppy.

13 Apr 2010 3:29pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautiful shot !!

13 Apr 2010 9:07pm

1/125 second
ISO 250
170 mm