I learned a new term from the dahlia show last weekend at the botanical garden: “collarette.” I found this flower outdoors, not inside at the show, but it’s an example of a collarette dahlia: one with an inner ring of shorter petals around the disk. (Olympus E-5 & Zuiko 70-300mm zoom at 215mm, f/8, 1/320 sec., ISO 320, partly cloudy, handheld) Textures courtesy of Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures and Shadowhouse Creations.
Winner of “Collarette Dahlias” challenge in the 2D – Daffodils & Dahlias group
Featured in Peace, Love & Tranquility (4 August 2012)
Featured in 2D – Daffodils & Dahlias (19 September 2011)
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