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Wednesday, 15 September 2010

Sunny In The Rain

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Shrubby Cinquefoil - Dasiphora fruticosa - Ölandstok

This flowery shrub, ~1 m tall, is one of the plants that still bring colour to this time of year, shining like little suns even in the rain. The flowers are small, but they are many.

The Swedish name is connected to the island Öland, off our East coast.

6 comments:

Picturit said...

Nice photo, like the soft focus around the edges. Kev

dianne said...

They are beautiful Dawn, I love yellow and these would brighten any rainy day. xoxo ♡

Sandra said...

they are so pretty, the rain drops make them specail. such a wonderful shade of sunshine yellow, you find the most amazing things. forget the banana tree, you have all kinds of amazing things where you are that i have never seen

Ginny said...

I just love your description of these little flowers, it is so true!!! I have heard of these, but never seen them! Beautiful picture!

Scriptor Senex said...

I can never get my Shrubby Cinquefoil to produce lots of flowers together. It always just has the odd flower on - very disappointing. Yours looks great.

Living In Williamsburg Virginia said...

Beautiful shots with great detail.

Darryl and Ruth : )

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