Monday, August 10, 2009

maritime sunflower


I love sunflowers but they are rare where I live. Lunch at the local marina yesterday had this wonderful surprise for me!
Update: it is the real thing!!

21 comments:

  1. That is such a huge, stunning sunflower! Would be getting out the camera very quickly! Lovely side view!

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  2. This picture makes my day ! I love sunflowers ! I take the train from Waterloo to Brussels South at 4 and will be in Eastbourne at 7.30 !! (but of course there is one h difference, so for us it would be 8.30, but still it's quick !

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  3. Pretty! I love sunflowers, too!

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  4. How nice of them to think of you :-)

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  5. pretty, isn't it? [tell me tho, is it real or artificial?]

    None the less, it's gorgeous...so huge.

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  6. Sunflowers have to be one of my favourite flowers, so you've made my day! :)

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  7. Sunflowers are my favourite too !!!!!
    Greetings from Finland :)

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  8. Very pretty flower and you captured a wonderful amount of detail in that snap! Happy MYM!

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  9. One year I grew sunflowers in the back yard. They did grow well and were pretty - but not a one of them produced SEED! I felt like a sunflower failure and never tried again... They ARE fun flowers! The kids LOVED having them... but the birds were greatly disappointed! ;)

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  10. that is the grand daddy of all sunflowers!!!
    beautiful
    and such a nice surprise

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  11. That is a beautiful shot. I love the Sunflower. It looks perfect. Excellent my friend.

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  12. What a great shot. So summery!

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  13. Never thought I'd see a sunflower near a marina. Very pretty!

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  14. What a LOVELY sunflower in an unexpected locale! Seems LOTS of us shared this sunny flower for Mellow Yellow Monday today ... must be 'the season' !!! Thanks for visiting mine at Small Reflections earlier. I shared a couple of follow up 'sunflower photos' at Sacred Ruminations this morning ... just because ;--)
    Hugs and blessings,

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  15. ooh, nice, it sure makes one smile

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  16. That's a very unexpected angle and background for a sunflower, but it works very very well, Mar!

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  17. That is one BIG sunflower!! Thanks for your visit. Love your blog layout!

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  18. That's a wonderful sunflower. I used to grow tons of them and although I haven't planted any recently I still get some that pop up as presents from seeds the birds must have missed. I also love the balcony with the window box. Beautiful.

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  19. That is a FABULOUS Sunflower! They can grow so big---it is always surprising to me....That is a beauty, and a wonderful picture, too!

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