Strictly speaking, this is a vegetable, not a flower; it is edible, but so pretty with its green and purple ruffles that it is grown in the flower garden. Who could possibly put such a treasure in the cooking pot?
Nikon Coolpix S3000 w/ Photoshop touchup.
Featured on 05/22/2011 in Backyard Macro and Closeups
Featured on 05/22/2011 in Deviants Redbubblers