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Bamboo is the Chinese symbol for longevity, because of its durability, strength, flexibility and resilience.

It survives in the harshest conditions, and seems to endure through all the brutalities mother nature can dish out, still standing tall, and staying green year round. Its flexibility and adaptability are a lesson to us all, that the secret of a long happy life, is to go with the flow.

Feng Shui practitioners recommend putting bamboo plants in the front of your home to assure long life for all those who dwell there.

I just love this gorgeous black bamboo!

Comments

  • shadyuk
    shadyukabout 5 years ago

    Stunning shot!

  • Much appreciated Dorothy!! I just love the stuff!!

    – Magee

  • GlennAlderson
    GlennAldersonabout 5 years ago

    Looks great with the black frame around it, very effective indeed.

  • Thanks Glenn!! I have another lighter variety I shot today too, which looks wonderful! I’ll upload it in the next day or two. I hope you’ll come back for a look. x

    – Magee

  • John  Kowalski
    John Kowalskiabout 5 years ago

    Hey Magee, love your bamboo, where did you find such fantastic specimens?

  • I went to a wholesale nursery up behind Nambour this avo John! The owner grows the most fabulous exotics! Heliconias, gingers of all descriptions, lotus flowers by the hundreds, and more varieties of bamboo than I’ve ever seen before. Unfortunately I didn’t get there until 4.45pm, so the light stopped me from spending as much time as I would have like to, but I was determined to shoot her bamboo. This still isn’t THE one though John!! lolol!

    – Magee

  • David  Hibberd
    David Hibberdabout 5 years ago

    Well Magee you have really got beaut this time, Fantastic!

  • You like it Davo?? Gorgeous stuff isn’t it!!! I’ve ordered some! Couldn’t help myself. It grows enormously high though, but it’s absolutely stunning to see.

    – Magee

  • Cathy  Beharriell
    Cathy Beharriellabout 5 years ago

    Very nice Magee!!

  • Very kind of you to take the time Cathy! I appreciate it enormously! Thank you!

    – Magee

  • John  Kowalski
    John Kowalskiabout 5 years ago

    Bugger, and I thought it was lol

  • lolololol!! I keep telling you! Hold your horses!! You can’t rush these things John!! lolol!

    – Magee

  • John  Kowalski
    John Kowalskiabout 5 years ago

    I gotta get me some more bamboo toooooo……………….he he he

  • incurablehippie
    incurablehippieabout 5 years ago

    Wow, I’ve never seen anything like this before! I saw black tulips for the first time last week, too. Black is the new black!!

  • Fascinating stuff isn’t it!! I spotted that black tulip too. It was absolutely gorgeous. Yes, it sure looks like you mkight be right there! Peace!! :-))

    – Magee

  • Anne Smyth
    Anne Smythabout 5 years ago

    lovely image – I have only seen this once, in Hawaii, and it is gorgeous.

  • Thanks Anne! I’ve ordered some, and I can’t wait to get it in the ground!

    – Magee

  • Kim  Calvert
    Kim Calvertabout 5 years ago

    Cool shot !!

  • Hey Kim! Thank you so much sweetie!! x

    – Magee

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