Happy Hibiscus – Blue Bird

Hibiscus syriacus ‘Oiseau Bleu’

Nalinki at Angles and Views has started #flowersoverflowers where we can share our favourite blossoms of the week. It seems like a good idea to spread some blooms across the Internet. I am more than happy to join in.

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19 thoughts on “Happy Hibiscus – Blue Bird

  1. I love hibiscus but I can never remember it’s name. I think ‘hyacinth’ and know that’s not correct but hibiscus doesn’t stick. We have one flowerbed here in my complex with large, deep red blooms right now. Very pretty.

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  2. Your hibiscus is beautiful. Obviously no problem photographing that colour, which always resists my camera. Glorious crumpled and veined detail.

    (Your header’s not there: are you going minimalist?)

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    1. Actually I think in real life it is much bluer than shown here. My neighbour has one in flower now that is pink. I must grab a shot of it! I don’t usually put a header on the single flower posts any more. Just the gardens. And you are so right – it does look crumpled πŸ™‚

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    1. Not so much a challenge Patrick, other than to post a lovely flower(s) on a Tuesday. Simply add the tag #flowersoverflowers to your post and everyone can find them by searching on the tag. Hope you are doing well – has the rain arrived yet?

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    1. It is not the Hibiscus rosa-sinensis which are usually pink, this is Hibiscus syriacus which is a much hardier shrub and can grow outdoors here in a sheltered spot. It is a pretty colour.

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  3. This is so beautiful, I love the shades in this flower! And the idea is a really good one too.
    Do check my post on flower photography too πŸ˜€

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