Astrantia Major
Pink is the color for Breast Cancer Awareness
Purple is indicative of devotion, healing abilities, loving, kindness, and compassion.

Featured In The Silky Touch, #1 Artists Of RedBubble, Closeups In Nature, 100%, High Quality Images, Color Me A Rainbow – Purple, Featured For A Challenge, Just Fun, Flower Works – Manipulated with Texture, The Group, Inspired Art, The Best Of Red Bubble, Feel, Don’t Copy, Amazing Challenge Entertainment, SUPERBLY VISUAL, Artists Universe
15 as of 12-Nov-2012

Challenge Winner
THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL (voucher) in 1 Theme – 4 Challenges
BLUE & VIOLET FLOWER SERIES in Artists Universe
2-of-a-Triad in ZINGERS
BEST FEATURES OF THE DAY MARATHON July-5-10
Fractal Art Challenge in Amazing Challenge Entertainment
15 FEATURES – December 2012 in Featured For A Challenge

Go here for processing note – How to make a dream come true

When the deep purple falls
Over sleepy garden walls
And the stars begin to twinkle in the sky
In the mist of a memory you wander back to me
Breathing my name with a sigh

In the still of the night once again I hold you tight
Though you’re gone
Your love lives on when moonlight beams
And as long as my heart will beat
Sweet lovers we’ll always meet
Here in my deep purple dreams

Deep Purple – Donny & Marie Osmond

See Also: lost in a daydream

Canon S5 IS – Photo Of Astrantia Major @ Summerland Research, BC., Canada

The genus name (astrantia) derives from the Latin “aster” meaning star and refers to the open star-shaped floral bracts. The name of the species (major) distinguish the Great Masterwort by the smaller species Astrantia minor.

Comments

  • trish725
    trish725over 4 years ago

    Beautiful work, John ! Just beautiful!

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 4 years ago

    Just absolutely gorgeous work John, can’t help on the id…inst fave BTW!!!

  • mindym306
    mindym306over 4 years ago

    Beautiful work John!

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtover 4 years ago

    gorgeous image, so very sharp and beautifully balanced

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 4 years ago

    Don’t know what they are, but you’ve captured them beautifully!

  • Conoro
    Conoroover 4 years ago

    They are exquisite John, so is your photograph! I have never seen these flowers before, did you take them in a garden or in the wild? I think your capture is outstanding :-)

  • franticflagwave
    franticflagwaveover 4 years ago

    Gorgeous and wonderfully presented……………………..Barbara

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 4 years ago

    beautiful shot
    this is an Astrantia Major

  • Thank you so much, Sylvia!

    – John Poon

  • Maria  Moro
    Maria Moroover 4 years ago

    superb!!!!

  • Desirée Glanville
    Desirée Glanvilleover 4 years ago

    Astrantia!! i have them in my garden! What a BEAUTIFUL picture!

desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10%off for joining

the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.