Marching Snow Drops by Rosemary Sobiera

556 Views, April 2, 2013

Top Ten in Flowers of the World Group Challenge, January 16, 2014

Featured in Flowering Bulbs Group March 23, 2012
Featured in All About Flowers Group, February 20, 2013
Artist of the Month (February), Artists’ Universe Group, March, 2013
Featured in Gorgeous Flower Cards Group, November, 2013
Featured in Wild Flowers of the World Group, January 16, 2014

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Galanthus (Snowdrop; Greek gála “milk”, ánthos “flower”) is a small genus of about 20 species of bulbous herbaceous plants in the family Amaryllidaceae, subfamily Amaryllidoideae.1 Most flower in winter, before the vernal equinox (20 or 21 March in the Northern Hemisphere), but certain species flower in early spring and late autumn. from Wikipedia
These snowdrops greeted me when I arrived at our cottage! I had never looked “under the hood” before! Who knew they were green under there! What a nice surprise! These flowers were growing on the Bruce Peninsula near Wiarton, Ontario, Canada.

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Born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Married with 3 daughters, 3 grandsons and 4 granddaughters. Retired elementary school teacher and travel consultant. Celebrated 50th wedding anniversary in 2012!

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  • Heather Crough
    Heather Croughabout 3 years ago

    These are beautiful flowers, I’ve never seen them before! Nice find.

  • They are bulbs. I have had them for years. They grow with their heads hanging down. I honestly had never looked underneath before! Nice surprise! Glad you like them!

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful! They look wonderful against the black!!

  • Thanks, Tracy! Glad you like them!

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • NewfieKeith
    NewfieKeithabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful!! Love them up against the black :)

  • Thanks so much, Keith! Glad you like it!

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • linmarie
    linmarieabout 3 years ago

    wow.. they are gorgeous. thank you for sharing this info with us,, many folks I am sure did not realize the green was there.. they feel like a fantasy flower to me,, wonderful capture my friend,, enjoy the cottage.. wishing I was there♥

  • Thanks, Linmarie! We are home again. These babies were a surprise to me, too! I have always loved them from the top. But from the bottom they are exquisite! Fun to capture! Glad you like them.

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations!! You have been featured in the Flowering Bulbs group (clickable banner)

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  • Thank you so much, Cee! I really appreciate this honour! Nice to see you.

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • Tracy Faught
    Tracy Faughtabout 3 years ago

    I think I shall go buy these for next spring!! Beautiful work Rosemary and congrats on your feature!! :o]

  • Thanks so much, Tracy! I appreciate your comment!

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • Sandra Foster
    Sandra Fosterabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful with such nice contrast!

  • Thank you, Sandra! I’m glad you like this!

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • 29Breizh33
    29Breizh33about 3 years ago

    Wonderful flowers. Well done Rosemary.

  • Thank you so much! Glad you like them. Thank for dropping by!

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 3 years ago

    Very nice capture

  • Thank you, Larry! I appreciate your comment. Glad you like it! :)

    – Rosemary Sobiera

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumalmost 3 years ago

    What a lovely picture Rosemary, a fave for me. That wall is up the Spencer St. end and is not on the gambling floor, it divides rooms where people can have a rest or drink, several of them and they all have a different shape. Shirley

  • Thanks, Shirley! I was surprised that it looks 3 dimensional when printed off! I am pleased with it. Glad you like it, too!

    – Rosemary Sobiera

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