Thursday, March 26, 2009

Skywatch Friday - Ocotillos



At Sabino Canyon, ocotillos were blooming against clear blue sky.

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25 comments:

Rinkly Rimes said...

What a vivid sky! And a plant I've never heard of.

Regina Marie said...

These are great..that top one looks like the hand of a dancer-

Amy said...

Oh my goodness, what a bright blue sky! The flowers are beautiful, too.

Leedra said...

The blue sky is gorgeous behind the gorgeous bloom. A nice change when looking at SkyWatch photos.

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Janie said...

Great shot of that unusual bloom. And the cactuses look majestic against the sky.

Teri C said...

Beautiful compositions!!! Love those blue skies.

Guy D said...

Fantastic shots Diane!

Have a great weekend!
Guy
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Your EG Tour Guide said...

Arizona,,,beautiful Arizona in the spring. I MUST head south next winter. ;-)

Jack and Joann said...

Nice shots of those "buggy whips". And nice blue skies in the shots.

lizzie said...

Never seen these plants before! Great shots.

Darla said...

what a beautiful blue sky!!

Barb said...

Your blue sky is like a tonic. I love the pink of the flower against that vivid blue.

Gaelyn said...

Love those Ocotillo blooms.

KaysWay said...

Wow, those are really cool shots.

Kay

Naturegirl said...

I.m loving seeing these blossoms throughout the deserts while I visit your sunny state! I love the blue skies here and the sunsets..snowbirding
in the Senoran desert NG

Lisa Wilson said...

These are wonderful! It looks so warm and inviting there.

BirdingMaine said...

Beautiful photos! I love the last one.

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Arija said...

Beautiful colour against the sky.

LisaNewton said...

Wow, your sky looks like LA's today. Nothing like a clear blue sky to highlight the content..........:)

Phoenix C. said...

How wonderful to have a clear blue sky like this! The plants look great against it.

Kathiesbirds said...

It looks like we had the same thing on our minds for Skywatch Friday! Thanks for the ID's on those plants. I've corrected it on my blog with credit to you. Nice photos!

BC Doan said...

Such blue sky, and the first photo is just beautiful!

Glynis said...

stunning!!

lisaschaos said...

Such bright colors against the beautiful sky!!

Mary said...

Wonderful...I've never seen the ocotillos in bloom. A very pretty flower.