Wordless Wednesday: Cuckoo Flower

close up shot of Cuckoo Flowers with blurred flowers in the bokeh
close up shot of Cuckoo Flowers with blurred flowers in the bokeh
close up shot of Cuckoo Flowers with blurred green leaves in the bokeh

With love from Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, Settings: f/2.8 – 1/1000 s – ISO 100.

Wordless Wednesday

Cee’s Flower of the Day

Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #46: Delicate

Author: Tranature - quiet moments in nature

The stories, poems and photographs on Tranature are the original creative work of Xenia Tran, inspired by the natural surroundings of the Scottish Highlands.

25 thoughts on “Wordless Wednesday: Cuckoo Flower”

    1. Thank you dear Cathy, we see them growing in the meadows and forests here at this time of year πŸ’œ A lovely day to you too from all of us here πŸ€—πŸΎπŸ’–πŸΎ xxx

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Karen, so lovely to hear you have the same camera πŸ’œ It’s so portable and versatile and I especially love the lens for close up and macro shots πŸ™‚πŸ’–

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    1. Thank you dear Lois πŸ’œ I thought it was an odd name too (they’re called ‘Pinksterbloem’ in Dutch, which means ‘Whitsun Flower’) until I began to hear the cuckoo calling when seeing these flowers in bloom πŸ™‚πŸ’–πŸ¦πŸŽΆ xxx

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    1. Thank you dear Laurie πŸ’œ They flower in late Spring and we see them in forests and meadows, often accompanied by the sound of a cuckoo calling from a nearby tree πŸ™‚πŸŽΆ

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    1. Thank you dear Laurie πŸ’œ It’s a lovely wildflower that grows in meadows and woodland here. They usually bloom late May to early June πŸ™‚πŸ’–πŸŒΈ xxx

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    1. How lovely that you have orange tip butterflies feeding on them Karina, I haven’t seen them this far North. We see a lot of small whites and peacock butterflies in the Highlands πŸ™‚πŸ’–πŸ¦‹

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    1. Thank you so much for your kind words dear Ann-Christine and you’re close – these are Cardamine Pratensis πŸ™‚πŸ’–πŸŒΈ xxx

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    1. Thank you dear Tina, we see a lot of them on our forest and hilll walks at the moment πŸ™‚πŸ’–πŸŒΈ xxx

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