Carnation pretty? Or pretty rose! Paraphrasing the title of a charming painting by John Singer Sargent called “Carnation Lily, Lily Rose,” the title is used here to describe a ‘peppermint’ rose that looks more like a carnation than a rose!

This image appears on the CALENDAR, A Good Year For The Roses (click to view)
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Canon EOS REBEL T1i, Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-55mm
Adjusted in Corel Paint Shop Pro.
Location: off the coast of Virginia, USA.
Season: spring, May 14th.

Featured in The World As We See It on June 29, 2012
Featured in Snaptacular ! on July 1, 2012
Floral Photo Of The Week ! Editors Weekly Choice June 25th-July 1st in The World As We See It on June 29, 2012.
Featured on The RB Explore Page on Sept. 15, 2013


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  • SummerJade
    SummerJadeover 2 years ago

    ~Jade

  • – SummerJade

  • – SummerJade

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    WONDERFUL work Jade

  • Thanks, Larry! ☺

    – SummerJade

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 2 years ago

    Lovely capture!

  • Thank you, Marie! ♥

    – SummerJade

  • ctheworld
    ctheworldover 2 years ago

    Color Me a Rainbow in Nature’s color is BLUE this week, sorry.

  • Sorry, I goofed!! ☺☺☺

    – SummerJade

  • daphsam
    daphsamover 2 years ago

    Very pretty indeed!

  • Thanks so much!

    – SummerJade

  • Maria  Moro
    Maria Moroover 2 years ago

  • Thank you, Maria! ♥

    – SummerJade

  • Jane Brack
    Jane Brackover 2 years ago

    What a strikingly beautiful rose!!! Lovely capture!

  • Thank you for your sweet comment! ♥

    – SummerJade

  • CanyonWind
  • Fantastic!! Thank you so much for this feature!! ♥♥♥

    – SummerJade

  • strawberries
    strawberriesover 2 years ago

  • Awesome! Thank you very much for this feature, it means a lot!! ♥♥♫

    – SummerJade

  • BlueMoonRose
    BlueMoonRoseover 2 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous! Love it! Adding it to my Favourites.

  • Thanks so much, Kathryn!! ♥♥♫

    – SummerJade

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