© Peggy Pfister


Uploaded: March 09, 2014


The loropetalum shrub is related to witch hazel and is native to China, Japan, and southeastern Asia.
In the spring, strap-shaped petals burst from these tiny buds, producing small bright pink flowers all along the branches.
Minor adjustments in PS CC.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.67, ExposureTime: 6/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS REBEL T2i


Lyn Darlington March 10, 2014

Beautiful capture! #1566285

Colette M. Metcalf March 10, 2014

Lovely!!! #10996790

Peggy Pfister level-classic March 10, 2014

Thanks so much, Lyn and Colette! #10996951

Debbie Bray March 10, 2014

I love how they burst forward off the page, Peggy, they're very beautiful! #10997500

Peggy Pfister level-classic March 11, 2014

Many thanks, Debbie! #10997806

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 12, 2014

Unusual and beautiful! Thanks for sharing. #10998994

Peggy Pfister level-classic March 13, 2014

Thanks so much, Cindy! #10999338

Betty Ann Kelly level-classic March 16, 2014

Very nice Peggy! Love the comp, color, sharpness contrasting with the soft background! #11001717

Peggy Pfister level-classic March 17, 2014

Thanks, Betty Ann! #11002429

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