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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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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....!
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Pamelabole May 28, 2017
Thank you so much!! : ) It was such a unique looking flower!
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trainwoman June 04, 2017
I thought it was fireworks at first glance....fantastic flowers and capture
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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!!! : )
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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!! : )
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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!! : )
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Pamelabole February 01, 2018
Corallehmann
Thank you so much!! : )
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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!! : )
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eelcovanroden May 06, 2018
Again my congratulations!
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Pamelabole May 06, 2018
Awwww....thank you so much!! : )
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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!! : )
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JDLifeshots Apr 26
Beautiful capture! Voted Flowers.
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Pamelabole Apr 26
Aww...thank you so much!! : )
catherinethompson PRO
 
Great perspective.
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Pamelabole May 09
Thank you!! : ) They such a unique looking flower!
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Pamelabole Jun 24
Thank you!! : )
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Pamelabole Jul 14
Thank you! : )
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots Sep 09
Beautiful shot! Voted Red.
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Pamelabole Sep 09
Thank you!! : )
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Pamelabole Oct 06
Thank you!! : )
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Pamelabole Oct 28
Thank you!! : )

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