LAST CACTUS FLOWER OF THE SEASON – Marilyn Armstrong

Flower of the Day

I got two blooms on my Christmas cactus. The first flower closed up this morning and the second opened this afternoon.

By the time I remembered to grab my camera to take some pictures of what is probably the last flower for this year, it was late. Close to dark, really. A very dim light in an east facing doorway and I wondered if anything would come out. I could have turned on the lights, but that would have distorted the colors and I don’t like flash.

Not only do I need new glasses, but I was shooting in very low light and a bit too close for that light level.Β 

I’ll try to take some sharper pictures in the morning when the sun is still in the sky.

11 thoughts on “LAST CACTUS FLOWER OF THE SEASON – Marilyn Armstrong”

      1. “Halee, who put the cactus rose on Tom’s grave?”
        Jimmy Stewart as Ransom Stoddard in “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” (’62/Paramount)

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  1. I LOVE how they turned out. Spectacular to my eyes. I was going to say, very late for Christmas Cactus isn’t it? Although when I had one several years ago, it was want to do its own thing whenever, which was agreeable to me πŸ™‚

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          1. I love your front window. That is so special. The light the better I say! I’d have skylights in every room if I could (if the neighbours were too near) but you have a view that is so special, as in NOT neighbours. roflma love trees. The cow was a nice touch πŸ™‚

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