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Posted by
Philip (South Wales, United Kingdom) on 8 May 2010 in Plant & Nature.

Some wild cyclamen grow at the front of my garden. They only show themselves for a few days in April. I wanted to photograph them last year but never got round to it. This year I managed it. They have now gone for another year and I have this photo to remind me of them and to hope that I will be around to see them next year!

NIKON D90 1/6 second F/14.0 ISO 200 105 mm

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Phil David Alexander Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

A different looking flower on these. Nicely photographed.

8 May 2010 6:01am

@Phil David Alexander Morris: Thanks.

ambre from S, Portugal


8 May 2010 12:56pm

@ambre: Thanks.

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Looks a bit like an insect! So there are flowers in your garden! Not here, after the daffodils nothing further has come yet, unless it has been planted out deliberately. Just a lousy cold spring so far!

9 May 2010 12:43am

@MadScientist: Yes, dafs are looking very sad now. Camellia's have finished and now into Wyesteria.

1/6 second
ISO 200
105 mm