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.


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.


  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?)


    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™‚


    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?


    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.


  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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