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Friday, February 27, 2009

The Grand Opening.......of a Zinnia!!




13 comments:

tina said...

Way cool! Here whenever something has a grand opening-its sale time! I'm coming in for a sale:)

Linda Lunda said...

Yheeee!!!! Lovely serie!!!
GOOD JOBB!!!!!!!!!
Love it!
I did see in our gardenshop today a striped doubble zinnia.... I think I might by it.... after this post.
Linda

Susie said...

Just gorgeous Kanak! This is one of my favorite colors!

My Mother's Garden said...

Hi Kanak~
Another favorite blossom of mine :)
How beautiful the zinnia is in each stage of opening. I really liked being able to see the bloom progression in your photos. Thanks!
Karrita

Mildred said...

What a glorious color Kanak. Makes me happy just to see it!

Randy Emmitt said...

Kanak,

Beautiful. I tend to stick with only single zinnias, the fancy ones without eyes do not attract butterflies as well as singles. We are planting California Giants Mix, Inca and whirligig zinnias this year.

Titania said...

Really worth it to be there to see the grand spectacle. Zinnias are just so wonderful. Great shots, Kanak.

perennialgardener said...

How cool was that! Thanks for sharing the grand opening, it was lovely.

Kanak Hagjer said...

Oh Tina, you're welcome:)

Linda, just go ahead and get it. you'll love it!

Susie, it does draw your attention, doesn't it?!

Karrita, spending quiet afternoons trying to get THAT butterfly got me this! So glad to read your comment...

Mildred, among the pinks this is the most vibrant.

Randy, I really do not know the cultivars but about the butterflies---I'll keep that in mind. I can imagine how lovely your zinnias will look in summer.

Trudi, thank you so much! Happy to read your comment.

Racquel, so glad to see you here. I hope all is well with your grandfather.

Carla said...

no this is cool! I see your 'french?' zinnias are doing well for you:)

Sue said...

Lovely!

HelenJ said...

Spectacular!

Kanak Hagjer said...

Carla, this isn't the French ones:) This is the local variety and cheap too. But I'm happy with them. The pink ones are the brightest. The rest were in pastels.

Sue and Helen,

Thank you. And I'm so glad you stopped by.