Saturday, August 28, 2010

Straight Out Of the Camera Sunday - Morning Glory

Found this beauty in our backyard. It's our next door neighbors plant. Would you like to see more pretty flowers captured perfectly? Then vist the SOOC Sunday participant and leave a comment or two.

Morning glory is a common name for over 1,000 species of flowering plants in the family Convolvulaceae, whose current taxonomy and systematics is in flux. Morning glory species belong to many genera.source-wikipedia

The flower usually opens in the morning and closes in the afternoon. On a cloudy day, the flower may last until night. The flowers usually start to fade a couple of hours before the petals start showing visible curling. They prefer full sun throughout the day and mesic soils. Some morning glories, such as Ipomoea muricata, are night blooming flowers.


Jazevox August 28, 2010 at 12:05 PM  

we had one, but we ended up chopping it constantly (and died) because it was not on the right spot at all. these vine flower gros very rapidly and was suffocating and clining on to our two palm trees nearby. i guess we should have moved it somewhere else away from the palm trees.. fifty states travel

Jan August 28, 2010 at 8:34 PM  

That first shot is magical.

MarieElizabeth August 28, 2010 at 8:47 PM  

They are beautiful and a little bit of fun to start the day.

Gemma Wiseman August 29, 2010 at 4:25 AM  

Adore the morning glory's colour and love their trailing designs! Lovely photos!

Lynn August 29, 2010 at 6:41 AM  

I've always loved morning glories. Great shot.

Noner August 29, 2010 at 8:41 AM  

What a lovely moring glory.

Chubskulit Rose August 29, 2010 at 8:24 PM  

Oh akala ko eh sayo badingding hehehe.. Ganda!

Dhemz August 30, 2010 at 5:59 PM  

ka pretty jud ani tsang...nikatay diay ni sa inyong fence.....:)

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