Bird of Paradise

Detail of bird of paradise flower.

Does it matter that the nectar funnel is two blue petals fused together? The intense color and sheer abstraction are what make this photograph work for me. It’s the flower version of a sunset.

A Year Ago: Paper Parasols

Decorative umbrellas.It’s raining umbrellas at Sticky Rice in DC…
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3 Responses to Bird of Paradise
  1. Dave Memphis MOJO
    March 12, 2012 | 2:32 pm

    Amazing colors.

  2. Suzy
    March 14, 2012 | 9:14 pm

    I love the juxtaposition of these two posts.

    Birds of Paradise are truly wonderful.

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