Category Archives: Flowers

The Beauty of Asters — Smiling to life.wordpress


With their wildflower beauty and lush texture, asters have long been considered an enchanted flower. In ancient times, it was thought that the perfume from their burning leaves could drive away evil serpents. Today, they’re known as a talisman of love and a symbol of patience. Also known as starworts, Michaelmas daisies or Frost flowers, […]

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Red Poppies (again) — Smiling to life.wordpress


Greetings, and smiles…My favourite flower, and bee together: enough reason for me to be happy! I took hundreds of bee, and poppy images this summer. One poppy plant is still blooming!!! Happiness ❤ . Therefore they are today’s treat, at least for me. I cannot add more, better images of my poppies because of upload limit: […]

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Nigella damascena — Smiling to life.wordpress


Flowers of growing Nigella are surrounded by a series of bracts. These are supported by a thread-like leaf structure, known as a ruff, on the cultivar love in a mist plant. This gives the appearance of the flowers being surrounded by a mist, hence the romantic name. Double flowers appear to peek through the mist […]

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Bearded Penstemon Wildflower and You — Becoming is Superior to Being


Bearded Penstemon Wildflower — Computer Art by kenne You missing, bone hard the trees seep their white bloom through stem, tendril, leaf. And your beard: light curling through the sweet, dark hair, all blossoming. How far do these white clouds reach, from here to that place you are now? — from “Poems from Paradise” by […]

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Sunflowers — Daily Paintings Christa Friedl


Each year in summer time there fields of yellow blooming sunflowers. It is always a challenge to get them right. Thank you for viewing my art. If you are interested in purchasing this painting please contact me by email – christafriedl@aon.at Im sommer sieht man in Österreich überall die gelben Sonnenblumenfelder. Es ist jedes Jahr […]

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