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Ixia or African corn lily
Ixias have a flat one inch to a one and a half inch flower on top of wiry 10 to 15 inch stems. They flower in Spring in the colours of pink, lavender, white, red-orange, sometimes green, and striking color combinations. They are also know as Ward Flowers. This plant is in the Iris (Iridaceae) family.

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Photo taken in Melbourne- Australia
Canon EOS400D, Tamron Macro Lens 90mm
RAW details:
exposure 1/800 f/-4.5 iso 100
I use natural and reflected daylight.
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Photo taken 8th October, 2013

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Comments

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watson11 months ago

    Ixia or African corn lily
    About Me

  • MaeBelle
    MaeBelle11 months ago

    Gorgeous work, Joy♥ would certainly make a beautiful card and a wall hanging :o)) God Bless,Mae

  • Many thanks Mae.

    – Joy Watson

  • Celeste Mookherjee
    Celeste Mookhe...11 months ago

    Excellent composition, and I love the way the bokeh colors frame the main flowers.

  • Much appreciated Celeste. I also captured a bright pink one. The purple blur is an Iris.

    – Joy Watson

  • Albert
    Albert11 months ago

    Wonderful work.

  • Thanks Albert

    – Joy Watson

  • JohnDSmith
    JohnDSmith11 months ago

    So very Pretty !

  • Thanks John

    – Joy Watson

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Trupp11 months ago

    Wonderful work

  • Thanks Larry

    – Joy Watson

  • Fred Mitchell
    Fred Mitchell11 months ago

    Excellent. Another new one for me.

  • Thanks Fred.

    – Joy Watson

  • Steven  Agius
    Steven Agius11 months ago

    Excellent capture.

  • Thanks Steve

    – Joy Watson

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...11 months ago

    fabulous, I love this, well done, dawnx

  • So happy that you like it Dawn.

    – Joy Watson

  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carter11 months ago

    Excellent detail – lovely macro

  • Thanks Robyn

    – Joy Watson

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