Tuesday, April 14, 2009

April Flowers


9 comments:

  1. Is it real? So much of the art you post looks real? It looks like a cross between a sunflower and a passionflower. Tree

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  2. Tree -- it is a real flower, just the way it looked when I saw it a week or so back at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. Unfortunately I have no idea what type of flower this is... Anyone?

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  3. Whatever it is, it's gorgeous!

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  4. I think it's in the sunflower family...maybe a type of sunflower in fact...I'd like to know for sure.

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  5. Catalyst -- it sure is, very large and striking!

    Kim -- thanks for the tip, I'll see if I can find out what exactly this is...

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  6. sheesh, that's so gorgeous, it looks fake!
    Thanks for visiting my blog and thanks for the nice note! I've been thinking about sketching the new addition already! too bad he's crouched hidden in the corner...just a shadow...hey, that'd be easy to sketch...where's my black crayon? :)

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  7. alanna -- thanks! I assure you, its quite real, very cool flower!

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  8. It's a Gazania, native to South Africa, but grows beautifully in Arizona. They come in many colors from orange, yellow, white, and combinations of all three.

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  9. AZ -- thank you very much for the flower identification! Appreciated!

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