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Thursday, June 11, 2015

The rest of the thistle story....

Not a very good picture, but am going to show the entire plant.  Look close at the top of the fence and you can see the bud I captured in yesterday's post.
And here we have the flower...I take a photo of them every chance I get.  Now tell, me, how many do I really need?
And this is after the bloom is gone...still pretty even at this stage.


13 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

i love 'em all! keep 'em coming!!!

Stephanie said...

You need a lot of them as I would never get tired of looking at them. Very pretty flower and you captured it very nicely.

Mildred said...

It has been educational for me to see these at different stages. I just love them. Have a good night.

Weekend-Windup said...

It looks great! Nice to have a look on them!

Elaine said...

Beautiful flowers! I can see why you take a lot of photos of them. There are some things you just need to take photos of over and over. That's why I have umpty ump thousand photos on my computer.

eileeninmd said...

I love them too, you have captured all of them beautifully.
Have a great Friday and a happy weekend!

CountryMum said...

Yes, they are quite beautiful, and I do so love your second photo. Stunning! Thistles are a no-no on our farm, so I always feel somewhat guilty if I actually photograph them to show their beauty.

Sandra said...

if i were there i would have at least 1000 pics of it. these are gorgeous... all the flowers that grow in my yard i have hundreds and hundreds and maybe thousands, yet i take MORE

don said...

I like the before and after pictures of this bloom. When in full bloom it is very pretty.

doodles n daydreams said...

Thistles are pretty but no I don't think the neighbours would approve. Maybe you could get one of those beautiful ornamental Scottish thistles?

Diana

Debby Ray said...

You bet! These are gorgeous!

Mary said...

I like taking photos of them, too. I think every stage of their flowering is interesting or beautiful.

Felicia said...

they are pretty. take as many as you want and show'em all.

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