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Frosty and Evergreen

17 Jan 2012
Overcast 4°C / 39°F

I love how the frost can either accentuate or hide the foliage of plants giving them a different character on chilly mornings. I went out and took photo’s of as many plants as I could before my hands went numb and have uploaded several here. The wind dropped so I managed to get some clearer images though several are still a blurred mess where I had to stretch over the frozen grass or soil to try and capture the shot.

The initial 5 here are:
1. Hebe albicans
2. Heuchera ‘Georgia Peach’
3. Skimmia ‘Nymans’
4. Common Fern
5. Foxglove

The others are below and all were photographed on Sunday 15th Jan.


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carms

carms

Folia Helper

United Kingdom8a

Gorgeous!

Posted on 18 Jan 12 (over 3 years ago)

You have some real beauties among those photos – I particulary like the frosting on the hebe, fern and foxglove.

Posted on 18 Jan 12 (over 3 years ago)

hebe, fern and foxglove were my favourites too. several others started out great but defrosted fast as the sun came around so I missed them. others defrosted just by having mu warmth beside them. precarious life of crystals.

Posted on 18 Jan 12 (over 3 years ago)

Great frost photos.

Posted on 18 Jan 12 (over 3 years ago)

They’re beautiful, CDfolia. I especially love the main photo and the foxglove. Works of art!

Posted on 18 Jan 12 (over 3 years ago)

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