Beaded

Its been a sultry week here in London. Moisture has been heavy in the air, reluctant to fall, forming a dull haze over the Thames valley. Reluctantly this afternoon a white sky found the energy to form a thin drizzle. In the garden every leaf and flower is finely beaded with water, deftly poised, waiting for the slightest breeze to dislodge the droplets.

Photographs taken using iPhone 6 in our London garden. From top: Zantedeschia ‘Sumatra’ with leaf of Pontederia cordata and Carex elata ‘Aurea’, Euphorbia mellifera, Abutilon ‘Nabob’, a spider, Zantedeschia ‘Sumatra’, Lilium ‘Scheherezade’, Zantedeschia ‘Siberia’.

Euphorbia mellifera, London, August 2015

Abutilon 'Nabob', London, August 2015

Spider's web, London, August 2015

Zantedeschia 'Sumatra', London, August 2015

Lilium 'Scheherezade', London, August 2015

Zantedeschia 'Siberia'. London, August 2015

 

 

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18 thoughts on “Beaded

    1. I am not good with humidity Judy. In fact I hate it. I often wonder why I chose a job which requires extensive travel in the tropics! Gardening in a swamp doesn’t appeal, not least because I imagine I’d get bitten a lot. Not long until autumn now, which I imagine is fresher?

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