Saturday, June 1, 2013

Watch Her Open...

From Bud...
 




 
To Beautiful Bloom
My Purple Rhododendrons!!
 
Now, technically, these belong to neighbor Helen.
But because they are on the property line, I consider them to be shared!
 

28 comments:

  1. Love, love, love...love, LOVE! These are some of my favorite buds...I might even like them more than the flower!

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  2. Oh thats's cool to see the bud through the stages. What a beautiful bloom it has become!

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  3. really cool progression! love the one 'bud' that's really loaded with lots of buds. :)

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  4. So lovely and pretty. I would take pictures of them too,

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  5. thanks for sharing with us too ... awesome color. what a gorgeous bloom. wow wee!! ( :

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  6. It is mine too since it appears on my computer.

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  7. GORGEOUS!!!! I like the progression from bud to flower.

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  8. shared gardens are the very best

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  9. It is nice to share! I love the color too! Lovely blooms, Debbie!

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  10. I love it!!! Of course they are shared, but you don't have to do any maintenance on them.

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  11. Hooray! it's soooo dramatic and lovely! :)

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  12. Soo cool.... great pictures there!!

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  13. Wonderful shots of the progression of nature. I didn't know so many blossums would come from the one bud.

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  14. I love your shots of the opening of this beautiful flower!

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  15. How beautiful! And the right color, eh? :)

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  16. So beautiful. It's wonderful that you caught them in "stages"!

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  17. Hi Debbie Great set of shots and I love the yellow field. Just discovered your blog and have joined. Looking forward to seeing more wonderful shots. Margaret

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  18. Beautiful.... (I think you have too much time on your hands) (((grin)))

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  19. Lovely! We planted some earlier this year. Doubt they will bloom this year, but we look forward to next year! Your "swan" ride looked like so much fun! So glad things are looking up at your beloved Jersey shore!

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  20. Excellent series of photos, Debbie! Beautiful flower!

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  21. OMG these were amazing pictures. Make a photo book; please. I loved this one.
    Blessings!

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  22. Gorgeous! What a great way to showcase the transformation from bud to bloom. Such a pretty color too.

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