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Harlequin Flower

Sparaxis tricolor

Description:

Sword-like green stems support this very colorful flower.

Notes:

What I thought was a failed attempt at growing a plant my mom had in her garden, actually turned out to be an amazingly beautiful flower that only blooms once a year for 1-2 days. Grows from a bulb.

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Harlequin Flower
Sparaxis tricolor Sparaxis tricolor


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22 Comments

ceejayalyssa
ceejayalyssa 7 years ago

what can i say, give credit where credit is due. i've been checking your photos and they're really great :) congrats!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Thanks again ceejayaliyssa! I can't keep up with all of your comments! So thank you, thank you, thank you :D

ceejayalyssa
ceejayalyssa 7 years ago

awesome shot! one of my favorites :)

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Yes it really was :) Thank you Mona!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Beautiful ... what a lucky 2 days to see it blooms..

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

thank you Jason :)

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 7 years ago

Very beautiful flower!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Thank you Andrea :)

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 7 years ago

WOW unusual and beautiful. Good spotting Joshua!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Thank you very much Cole :)

Nayeli
Nayeli 7 years ago

Absolutely beautiful

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Thank you Larry :)

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 7 years ago

Lovely!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Thank you injica and thank you Despina for the ID :)

injica
injica 7 years ago

Beautiful flower! :)

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Thanks Yuko and Aleja :)

AlejaPatiño
AlejaPatiño 7 years ago

Hermosos colores!!! :)

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

How lovely!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Thank you Mayra :)

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 7 years ago

Beautiful !

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 7 years ago

Thanks Reza

Wonderful !

Josh Asel
Spotted by
Josh Asel

Sebastopol, California, USA

Spotted on Mar 20, 2013
Submitted on Mar 23, 2013

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