Something Completely Different

© Mary K. Robison

Something Completely Different

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 11/14/2012 5:00:43 AM

Fabulous details, Mary. Great find and interesting plant. #1498309

Jeff W. Robinson level-deluxe 11/14/2012 5:15:37 AM

Excellent detail and close-up capture! #10418347

Tiia Vissak level-deluxe 11/14/2012 5:24:10 AM

a cool macro! #10418366

Jack Gaskin level-deluxe 11/14/2012 5:37:53 AM

Great seeing something UNKNOWN looks like a Potato Dumpling w/green hairs

Great Find & Capture

Jack #10418378

Barbara Waldoch level-deluxe 11/14/2012 7:28:41 PM

They look very cool, excellent macro, Mary! #10419128

Ann Coates level-deluxe 11/14/2012 8:16:37 PM

Wow, this is awesome Mary. #10419161

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 11/14/2012 9:28:41 PM

Thanks for commenting, Tammy, Jeff, Tiia, Jack, Barbara, and Ann. I appreciate it! #10419211

Avril Young level-deluxe 11/14/2012 11:44:45 PM

wow, outstanding detailed macro Mary, I guess they must be very light..very pretty! #10419264

Doug Pignet level-deluxe 11/15/2012 2:24:46 AM

neat find and capture Mary #10419335

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 11/15/2012 3:56:25 AM

Avril and Doug, I appreciate your friendly comments. Thanks! #10419427

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 11/15/2012 1:50:04 PM

WOW Mary. You sure did come up with one that stumps us. What ever these beauties are, they sure make for a gorgeous picture. You did such an amazing job with the colors and enough can be said about those details. Absolutely gorgeous in uniqueness and beauty dear friend.
Have a most wonderful day. #10420070

Marijana Fajgl level-deluxe 11/15/2012 2:04:04 PM

This is amazing capture, Mary! Outstanding details! #10420096

Nadia Paul level-deluxe 11/15/2012 4:51:42 PM

What an unusual plant Mary! Beautifully captured with great detail! #10420260

Anthony G. Comella 11/15/2012 8:16:43 PM

Unique, wonderful viewing!!! #10420497

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 11/15/2012 8:21:02 PM

Wonderful!!! #10420501

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-deluxe 11/15/2012 10:41:04 PM

Excellent clarity,capture and presentation,Mary!! #10420576

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 11/16/2012 3:18:03 AM

Thanks for your friendly comments, Frank, Marijana, Nadia, Anthony, Colette, and Ujjwal. #10420744

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-deluxe 11/16/2012 1:34:44 PM

What?? I thought they were twins from outer space. HEHE!
I've never seen the likes of these before. How special.
And perfectly captured, Mary.
A winner for sure. #10421557

Chris Ebben level-deluxe 11/17/2012 6:58:13 PM

It looks like a "Cottonbush" (gomphocarpus) & has really unusual little flowers a bit like an orchid. A very unusal plant indeed. You'll have to go back when it flowers. Good work=^..^= #10423437

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 11/18/2012 12:03:35 AM

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Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 11/18/2012 1:50:41 AM

Thanks for your friendly observations, Kiki, Chris, and Pom.

Kiki ~ from your lips to... ;-D

Chris ~ thanks so much for the head's-up on its name. I found a link with photos showing every stage:
http://www.rareplants.de/shop/prodtype.asp?strPageHistory=compare&CAT_ID=1201

Pom ~ as you can see above, Chris identified the plant, but I must say it could well be mistaken for your googly-eyed blowfish...which, real or faux, is cute in its own right. ;-D
Thanks again, ladies, and enjoy your Sunday!

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Bobby Ray Goodman level-deluxe 11/26/2012 9:31:31 AM

Hi Mary,LOL!!!My friend.We have a lot of cotton but that is the first time I have ever seen cottonbush.Excellent capture,sure like to see it when it blooms!!!! #10433875

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 11/26/2012 12:35:35 PM

:D xo #10434125

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 11/26/2012 11:30:06 PM

Thanks, as always, for your friendly response, Bobby and Pom. #10434667

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-deluxe 12/5/2012 5:56:08 AM

Hi Mary.....Lovely capture here....very unusual and I don't believe they are blow fish (LOL LOL LOL .....Laura is a kick)....saw your b'day card on her site decided to take a peak at your site....by the way happy belated B'Day! Lovely images...Have a marvelous day. #10451883

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Description

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The lady whose garden included these odd balls didn't know the plant's name. These two are each less than three inches across, and seem to be filled with air. They grow on very slender stalks, bowing in every direction whenever there's a breeze.

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