Metalic Red

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Metalic Red

Postby leafmould » Mar 08, 2007 11:22 am

This is one of my favorite dark flowering hybrids.
This unnamed seedling has flowers with a deep metalic red lustre. These blooms sparklle in the sunlight and is similar to the view through a bottle of candy apple red nail polish or car paint. The metalic flecks in this flower has been a strong trait inherited by most offspring.
Difficult to capture on a digi and lessened by shrinking, heres my best shots :P whatdoyouthink ?
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Postby leafmould » Mar 08, 2007 11:24 am

:P
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Postby Justaysam » Mar 08, 2007 11:29 am

I like them, I know what you mean, they kind of glow like Elvis on velvet paint, LOL It is hard to get to show up in a photo.
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Postby NWhosta4life » Mar 08, 2007 11:46 am

Very impressive blooms Jim! :eek:
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Postby nanny_56 » Mar 08, 2007 11:56 am

WOW! Very, Very :cool:

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Postby Pieter » Mar 08, 2007 11:59 am

What a perfect name for this cultivar: CANDY APPLE!

With all the superb camera work I have seen from you, I feel I shouldn't point a master in any particular direction, BUT, I cannot help myself...Have you tried adding fill-in flash from a steep angle with a removeable flash to bring out some of the shimmer missing in the available light shots?
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Postby thy » Mar 08, 2007 4:44 pm

What I mean :lol:

When can I get it :D

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Postby ladyblue » Mar 08, 2007 5:58 pm

This bloom is beautiful!!
Will you show us the leaf?
I'm sure it is special too!!
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