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Red and white carnation - pictures of flowers

Welcome to a new round of Macro Flowers Saturday!

Carnation flowers are one of the most valued cut flowers in winter time.
The Carnation, the descendant of Dyanthus Caryophyllus, with its large, fringed flowers of various colors is a classic beauty, timeless in its appeal.
Red carnation-flower picture
Winter is back by us. It is snowing slowly and constantly, as you can see in the background of some of the pictures. It's the best time to admire some passionate, red carnation flowers.
White and red carnation flowers against a snow covered background - closeup pictures
Red carnation flower macro-Dianthus Caryophyllus
White carnation flower-macro photography
Red and White carnation flowers pictures
White carnation flower - extreme close-up photograph
For those who prefer the background image, I updated this post with a fresh snow bouquet, just captured, an hour ago.
Snow covered bush in the winter landscape

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18 comments:

DoanLegacy said...

Love your red carnation, and I like carnations more than other flowers since they last much longer..

♥-Icy BC-♥ said...

Your carnations are just simply beautiful. They don't carry these flowers around here at this time.

★Mumsy★ said...

Wonderful shots, Maia!

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Maia, such a soft yet rich and elegant feel to these carnations. Just gorgeous.

Liz said...

those are beautiful

Autumn Belle said...

Carnations are lovely flowers.Your shots of them are great!

SquirrelQueen said...

Your carnations are so beautiful. I love the vibrant red against the snowy background.

BJ Roan said...

I really like the photo with the snow in the background. Gorgeous!

Kristy said...

I just found blog searching google. Your photography is beautiful!

My Garden Haven said...

Wow, lovely shots of the carnation!I love the contrast in the first photo...so arresting!
Rosie

maiaT said...

Thank you all for the lovely comments.
In the last two days I have a discontinuous internet connection, probably because of the heavy snow fall, so I'm late with the comments.
I catch up with you as soon as I can.

Lui said...

I love the contrast of warm red against the white cold background!

I love the snow bouquet as well simply because we do not have winter.

As lovely as the snow looks, I pray and hope you are OK and safe and warm from all that cold.

Digital Flower Pictures said...

I just found Macro flowers and it looks like my kind of sight :lol:

The pictures with the wintry background are really effective.

Digital Flower Pictures said...

Oh sorry. I wanted to add I put a backlink in my comments section. Next week it will be in the post.

Sara Chapman said...

I so love your carnation photos. If only the scent could come through for us as well as their sturdy but delicate beauty. And I love the juxtaposition of the snowy bush and the last white carnation. Cool!

SquirrelQueen said...

Beautiful, the bush looks like it is filled with snow flowers.

Shri Ram Ayyangar said...

lovely photos.

Ann said...

Carnations have a special meaning to me, it stands for love and affection.

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