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Orange Pin Cushion Flower

The Leucospermum Erubescens, or Pin Cushion Flower, is an evergreen shrub, and the Orange variety is one of 50 species that are native to Zimbabwe and South Afr...
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The Leucospermum Erubescens, or Pin Cushion Flower, is an evergreen shrub, and the Orange variety is one of 50 species that are native to Zimbabwe and South Africa. This is a really cool looking flower, and appropriately named! ; )
This photo was taken at the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum garden, in Santa Cruz, California
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42 Comments | Report
Bazz PRO
 
Bazz May 27, 2017
Wow ... Stunning! Love the colour. Well done!
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Pamelabole May 27, 2017
Thank you.....it really was pretty, especailly when so many were in bloom. Thanks again for commenting, much appreciated!!!! : )
nina050 PRO
 
nina050 May 28, 2017
Wow...this turned out great! Wonderful crisp, clear shot....!
Pamelabole PRO
Pamelabole May 28, 2017
Thank you so much!! : ) It was such a unique looking flower!
trainwoman PRO
 
trainwoman June 04, 2017
I thought it was fireworks at first glance....fantastic flowers and capture
Pamelabole PRO
Pamelabole June 04, 2017
Hahaha.....Yes they do! ....and, thank you!! : )
mihrt
 
mihrt June 09, 2017
wow, what a beauty !! beautiful detail achieved Pamela!
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Pamelabole June 10, 2017
Thanks so much!!!!!! : )
sue-zon PRO
 
sue-zon June 21, 2017
How beautifully unusual! Great image!
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Pamelabole June 21, 2017
Thank you!!! ...so much appreciated!! : )
mcampi PRO+
 
mcampi July 01, 2017
Excellent example of what can be done with creativity and and color that pops. You nailed it. Congrats.
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Pamelabole July 01, 2017
Thank you so much!!! : )
Zilyram
 
Zilyram August 14, 2017
Love this, one of our botanical gardens has lots of South African plants and think this one was just dying off last visit, must go when it is flowering season :)
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Pamelabole August 14, 2017
Thank you!! It really is a unique and beautiful flower! I hope it is in bloom on your next visit! : )
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eelcovanroden August 26, 2017
Congratulations on your Challenge Award!
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Pamelabole August 28, 2017
Thank you so much!!! : )
markclark_5515
 
markclark_5515 September 28, 2017
Wonderful capture!
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Pamelabole September 28, 2017
Thank you so much Mark!!!! : )
leslie57
 
leslie57 October 16, 2017
Love the colours and macro detail !!
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Pamelabole October 16, 2017
Thank you so much!! : )
AnneDphotography
 
AnneDphotography January 10, 2018
outstanding macro and detail ... well done !
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Pamelabole January 10, 2018
Thank you so much!! : )
ChelseaLaneCreations PRO
 
ChelseaLaneCreations January 12, 2018
these are so beautiful...you have captured natures fireworks! well done
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Pamelabole January 19, 2018
Awwwwwww.....thank you!!! : )
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creativedgepagan January 25, 2018
Beautiful composition and colors. From far away I thought it was fireworks.
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Pamelabole January 25, 2018
Thank you for the kind comment! And if it isn't nicknamed the "firework" flower....it should be! ; )
Lorenzo
 
Lorenzo January 25, 2018
Very beautiful!
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Pamelabole January 25, 2018
Thank you!! : )
Pamelabole PRO
 
Pamelabole February 01, 2018
Corallehmann
Thank you so much!! : )
JayneBug PRO+
 
JayneBug February 19, 2018
Absolutely gorgeous. Thank you for joining my challenge.
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Pamelabole February 22, 2018
Awwww....thank you!! And thank you for creating it! Have fun with it, you have so many gorgeous entries to pick from!! : )
eelcovanroden PRO+
 
eelcovanroden May 06, 2018
Again my congratulations!
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Pamelabole May 06, 2018
Awwww....thank you so much!! : )
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 September 02, 2018
Fantastic. Congratulations on your award!
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Pamelabole September 04, 2018
Thank you!! : )
mihrt
 
mihrt October 12, 2018
Boy you are really doing well in the Photo Challenges ! Congrats on WINNER in Weeds or Wildflowers Photo Challenge August 2018 ! and UNUSUAL AND BEAUTIFUL FLOWERS Photo Challenge in May 2018!!!
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Pamelabole October 13, 2018
Hahaha.....so lucky you mean! You should have seen all of the gorgeous submittals! But thank you!! : )
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots April 26, 2019
Beautiful capture! Voted Flowers.
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Pamelabole April 26, 2019
Aww...thank you so much!! : )
catherinethompson PRO
 
catherinethompson May 09, 2019
Great perspective.
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Pamelabole May 09, 2019
Thank you!! : ) They such a unique looking flower!
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Pamelabole June 24, 2019
Thank you!! : )
Pamelabole PRO
 
Pamelabole July 14, 2019
Thank you! : )
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots September 09, 2019
Beautiful shot! Voted Red.
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Pamelabole September 09, 2019
Thank you!! : )
Pamelabole PRO
 
Pamelabole October 06, 2019
Thank you!! : )
Pamelabole PRO
 
Pamelabole October 28, 2019
Thank you!! : )
GigiJim08 PRO+
 
GigiJim08 December 27, 2019
Absolutely beautiful composition! Congratulations on your award!
Pamelabole PRO
Pamelabole December 27, 2019
Thank you so much!! : )
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots February 16, 2020
Amazing capture! Voted Macro.
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Pamelabole February 16, 2020
Thank you!! : )
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots February 18, 2020
Voted Three Colors!
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Pamelabole February 18, 2020
Thanks!! : )
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots June 08, 2020
Beautiful capture! Voted Color Pop.
Pamelabole PRO
Pamelabole June 09, 2020
Thank you so much!! : )
sigridbh PRO+
 
sigridbh July 14, 2020
Fantastic capture and colors. I have seen these ‘pin cushions’ which I consider beautiful tropical flowers, in South Africa. Did not realize that they were Wildflowers...
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Pamelabole July 14, 2020
Thank you so much! On Safari we saw them growing in the wild, so I think that would make them so. But no matter, I agree they are beautiful! : )
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots July 26, 2020
Great shot! Voted Impressed.
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Pamelabole July 26, 2020
Aww...thanks! : )
carolcardillo PRO
 
carolcardillo August 13, 2020
Saw this in a contest, loved it, and oh, it's yours... No surprise, there! Beautiful work.
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Pamelabole August 13, 2020
Aww....and Lol!! Thanks so much! : )
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots August 29, 2020
Amazing shot! Voted 50 Shades of Red.
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Pamelabole August 29, 2020
Thank you so much!!
Eddieuuu071 Premium
 
Eddieuuu071 September 12, 2020
Congratulations on your 5th place finish in The wonderful Blooms challenge! 👏👏👏
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Pamelabole September 14, 2020
Thank you! : )
JayneBug PRO+
 
JayneBug October 01, 2020
The colors pop and are a perfect combination of yellow and orange. Beautiful detail and so unique. Congratulations on your award winning image and capture!
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Pamelabole October 01, 2020
Aww...thank you so, so much!! Very honored, especially with all of the amazing entries! : )
mcampi PRO+
 
mcampi October 01, 2020
Congrats on a wonderful shot and a well deserved win in the Orange challenge..
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Pamelabole October 01, 2020
Aw...thanks so much Mark!!! : )
Free-Spirit PRO
 
Free-Spirit October 01, 2020
Congratulations for your award!!
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Pamelabole October 01, 2020
Thank you!! : )
Joviaal PRO
 
Joviaal October 01, 2020
Hi Pamela, Congratulations on your win with this stunning image.
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Pamelabole October 01, 2020
Aww...thank you!! : )
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louisebruwer October 02, 2020
Congratulations
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Pamelabole October 02, 2020
Thank you!! : )
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots November 09, 2020
Amazing photo! Voted Fantastic Flowers.
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Pamelabole November 10, 2020
Aww...thank you so much!! : )
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots Jan 11
Great shot! Voted Bold Colors.
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Pamelabole Jan 12
Thank you!!