Colorful zinnia flowers for Macro Flowers Saturday

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I can't wait to see your beautiful summer flowers! I hope you have lots of beauties for today's entry.
Here is my entry:
Zinnia flowers are one of summer's most strikingly colored flowers. Butterflies seam to appreciate them too for their pollen.
Though they are not the most showy flowers, they are definitely the most drought tolerant of all summer blooms.
I spend some time at the garden center among these zinnia flower to capture a butterfly with not much success. They don't stay put for a moment.
Bright red and yellow zinnia flowers
Butterfly on a pink zinnia
What is flowering in your garden in this hot summer month?

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Karin M. said...

...das sind fantastische Aufnahmen....das Projekt gefällt mir, aber leider sind meine Fotos nicht so schön....
LG: Karin

Linda Makiej said...

Beautiful zinnias!

Tina said...

I like the butterfly :)

Jama said...

You managed to captured the 2 beauties together, the flowers and the butterfly. Nicely done!

Vhen said...

lovely shots!

Stan said...

Ach, so those are zinnias --thanks, this is so darn educational. Lovely shots!!

SquirrelQueen said...

The zinnia is a beautiful flower, they can certainly light up a garden. Beautiful shots Maia, I love the one with the butterfly.

My garden haven said...

Your zinnias are lovely in the light and in the shadow.

Eden said...

Great macro shots and my favourite is the second one.

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

I love zinnias but did not plant any seeds this year. Yours are lovely. :)

Sara Chapman said...

Zinnias like heat and are a bit tough for Seattle. They also like a rich soil go get going well. I think their brilliant colors are quite showy, actually.

Lui said...

Maia, you successfully captured the butterfly with the flowers!

I am late but I'm trying to catch up ;-)

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