Tuesday, August 29, 2017


All the water lilies and lotus are beautiful plants, here a pink lotus.

Friday, August 18, 2017

victoria amazonia

The water lilies and lotus are out in a splendid display at the Denver Botanic Gardens Monet Pool. Even with cooler summer temperatures the Victoria Amazonia lily is blooming (they like it hot). It is the lily with giant lily pads - so the expanse of blank space in the mandala above is the surface of one big lily pad. A bloom and a bud are shown with reflection in the water. Victoria Amazonia lilies are night bloomers, so it probably opened the night before. Other lilies open in the daytime and close at night.

Sunday, August 6, 2017

water lily

The water lilies are in their prime. Beautiful of course. I liked the sparkles of light at the edge of the lily pad.