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Star Of Zanzibar Photograph - La Fleur De Lotus - Star Of Zanzibar Tropical Water Lily by Sharon Mau

La Fleur De Lotus - Star Of Zanzibar Tropical Water Lily is a photograph by Sharon Mau which was uploaded on June 14th, 2013.

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Excellent shot Sharon!! f/v


Beautiful capture! F/V

Aloha, Sharon! This is an absolutely perfect macro of this lotus flower! The rich colours, the yellow centre, and the delightful bokeh make this just stunning! Love it! :)))) v/f

Masterful, A most gracious and splendid work indeed :) Excellent DOF, clarity and color.

Beautiful macro, wonderful colors, light and bokeh!

Gorgeous floral, voted!

La fleur de Lotus Star of Zanzibar Blue Water Lily Kula Maui Hawaii Nymphaea N. Star of Zanzibar is a tropical waterlily created by Rich Sacher. It has purple blue star petals and heavily marked pads. It's parentage is Morning Star x N. Purple Zanzibar. It's publication date is 2000. It won the Banksian Medal for the best Waterlily of 2000. Tropical water lily with lavender-blue star-shaped flowers and gold centers. Blooms from summer to winter. It has round green folage mottled with purple. They are easy to care for. Water Lilies dislike moving water. It is an annual in colder climates. Star Of Zanzibar Tropical Water Lily features showy fragrant lavender cup-shaped flowers with blue overtones and gold eyes at the ends of the stems from early summer The flowers are excellent for cutting. It's attractive glossy round leaves remain green in colour with distinctive purple spots throughout the year. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. Star Of Zanzibar Tropical Water Lily is an herbaceous evergreen aquatic perennial with a low habit of growth, spreading atop the surface of the water. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

The symbolism of . purity and grace . . . . . Chinese literati believe that a lotus is a pure world unto itself in which both body and soul are clean. According to the book Jian Nan Shi Gao, when the Song dynasty poet Lu Yu was 78 years old, he once dreamt that an ancient spoke to him: "I am the lotus scholar and responsible for the mirror lake," he said. "But now I am leaving, and I was wondering if you could take my place minding the moonlight, wind and dew and protecting the lotuses - Song Dynasty Poet Lu Yu Nymphaeaceae is a family of flowering plants. Members of this family are commonly called water lilies and live in freshwater areas in temperate and tropical climates around the world. The family contains eight genera Water lilies are divided into two main categories: hardy and tropical. Hardy water lilies bloom only during the day, but tropical water lilies can bloom either during the day or at night, and are the only group to contain blue-flowered plants. Scientific name: Nymphaeaceae Rank: Family Higher classification: Nymphaeales Lower classifications: Nuphar, Nymphaea

La fleur de Lotus - Star of Zanzibar Tropical Water Lily From my collections: Tropical Flowers of Hawaii The Water Lily Collection Copyright 2013 Sharon Mau - All Rights Reserved

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