Spikelets of Flowers

Canvas Prints

Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

Innisfail, Australia

Sizing Information

Small 12.0" x 8.0"
Medium 17.9" x 12.0"
Large 23.9" x 16.0"
X large 29.9" x 20.0"


  • Each print is individually stretched and constructed for your order
  • Epson pigment inks using Giclée inkjets to ensure a long life
  • UV protection provided by a clear lacquer
  • Cotton/poly blend Canson canvas for brighter whites and even stretching

Product Reviews

Artist's Description

Spikelets of flowers growing on the Dwarf Papyrus, Miniature Flatsedge (Cyperus prolifer). The plant is ornamental, aquatic, clump-forming, evergreen, bladeless and slender, with stems topped with spherical, grassy heads or plume of grassy filaments where the spikelets of flowers appear. Best viewed large

Featured in

  • ‘As Is Photography’ (16.03.2014)


  • CHALLENGE WINNER in St.Patrick’s Day – All Green in the GORGEOUS FLOWER CARDS group
    - 22.03.2014
  • Top Ten Winner in Something Green Challenge in This, That and The Other Thing Group
    - June 2014

+ A spikelet is a small or secondary spike, characteristic of grasses and sedges, having a varying number of reduced flowers each subtended by one or two scalelike bracts.
(In botany ~ is the unit of a grass inflorescence, typically consisting of two bracts (glumes) surrounding one or more florets, each of which is itself surrounded by two bracts.)

A prime lens was used for focus intent and bokeh effect.
Location – Home garden, near Innisfail, Tropical Far North Queensland, Australia.

Camera/Shoot Details
Handheld Pentax K10D Prime Lens smc Pentax 55mm F1.2
Manual Exposure, ISO 100, FL.43.0 mm, 1/60s.
Raw file – minimal processing/editing via CS2 ~ natural state.

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