California Poppy

Flowers, Plants, and Such

Among ctofcsco's albums



  • California Poppy

    Colorado Springs, CO - I was gifted a bumper crop of these beautiful flowers last year by the unusually frequent and heavy rains we had which washed the seed into my yard from a neighbor's flowerbeds a few houses away ... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eschscholz…

  • Berries

    Colorado Springs, CO. NOTE: This is an image copy which might be smaller and/or have less resolution than the original which can be found at: www.flickr.com/photos/ctofcsco/140028876 63

  • Purple Aster

    Colorado Springs, CO - I think this flower is from some type of aster but I'm not sure if I've properly identified it. I tend to photograph flowers and not attempt to identify them until much later ... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symphyotrichum_pun iceum NOT…


  • Aspen Spring Flowers

    Colorado Springs, CO - Quaking Aspen Springtime ... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Populus_tremuloide sA NOTE: This is an image copy which might be smaller and/or have less resolution than the original which can be found at: www.flickr.com/photos/ctofcsco/13799…

  • Euphorbia esula / green spurge

    Xeriscape Demonstration Garden, Colorado Springs, CO - I'm not sure what type of plant/flower this was, perhaps a yellow/green spurge but if anyone can better identify, I'd appreciate the help ... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euphorbia_esula NOTE: This is an…

  • Welcome Spring!

    Xeriscape Demonstration Garden, Colorado Springs, CO - Some of our flowers have started to sprout, and after lunchtime today, Spring will officially be here! www.almanac.com/content/first-day-spring -vernal-equinox NOTE: This is an image copy which mig…


  • Easy as "Flash"

    Colorado Springs, CO - I know many of you will find this description boring, but given that I was once unaware of just how easy it is to photograph a subject with a plain black background, I figured others might want to discover this as well. I used my c…

  • Dianthus

    Colorado Springs, CO - More "pink" overload for Valentine's weekend, these little flower gems are some of my summertime favorites and a great excuse to break out the macro lenses. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dianthus NOTE: This is an image copy which might…

  • Happy Valentine's Day!!!

    Colorado Springs, CO - Today's photographic challenge, my wife's Valentine's Day flowers. Hope everyone has a great Valentine's Day! NOTE: This is an image copy which might be smaller and/or have less resolution than the original which can be found at:…


  • Happy Valentine's Day!!!

    Colorado Springs, CO - I (and my rose bush) wish you all a very Happy Valentine's Day! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine's_Day NOTE: This is an image copy which might be smaller and/or have less resolution than the original which can be found at: www.fli…

  • Pink Hibiscus

    Baltimore County, MD - Taken with Kodak advantix HD 200 film in 2006, this Hibiscus is one of my most memorable film based flower photos. Feeling nostalgic, I'd been wanting to locate and upload a few photos taken with my old Canon EOS IX ever since I us…

  • Trumpet Vine / Campsis Radicans

    Xeriscape Demonstration Gardens, Colorado Springs, CO. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campsis_radicans NOTE: This is an image copy which might be smaller and/or have less resolution than the original which can be found at: www.flickr.com/photos/ctofcsco/1208630…


  • Purple Hole

    Colorado Springs, CO - Purple Petunia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petunia NOTE: This is an image copy which might be smaller and/or have less resolution than the original which can be found at: www.flickr.com/photos/ctofcsco/120306590 73

  • Yellow Rose

    Colorado Springs, CO - After our most recent roses opened up a bit, I took a different view of them still wanting to capture them with extreme softness in both lighting and depth of field ... NOTE: This is an image copy which might be smaller and/or have…

  • Yellow Rose

    Colorado Springs, CO - It had been a while since we had flowers on the table. They add so much to the feel of a room. For this image, I wanted to capture a single rose in the dim natural light with extreme softness and was pleasantly amazed at how the u…


  • Purple Allium Bud

    Xeriscape Demonstration Gardens, Colorado Springs, CO - As with most flowers, I'm not positive of the identification. I'm fairly sure these were Allium buds that hadn't yet fully opened and thanks to the help of lincerosso, I think they are sphaerocephal…

  • Periwinkle (Vinca minor)

    Xeriscape Demonstration Garden, Colorado Springs, CO. www.vincaminor.org/

  • Wild Rose

    Xeriscape Demonstration Garden, Colorado Springs, CO - Identifying flowers is always a challenge for me but I'm pretty sure this is one of many types of wild rose. If anyone has a better definition, please do let me know. www.americanmeadows.com/ ... /t…


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