Royal Water Lily
September 15, 2004
By chance, my visit to the Adelaide Botanic Gardens coincided with the rare flowering of the Royal Water Lily (Victoria amazonica).
Each flowering only lasts two days, and when it flowered back in July, this was assumed to be the last flowering until 2005, but I guess I got lucky.
Tags: flowers, pink, water lily
susanlavonne wrote, on 15 January 2005, at 11:23AM:
Natalia wrote, on 14 December 2006, at 4:15PM:
Pra mim isso só tem um nome: perfeição!
ann lee wrote, on 18 January 2012, at 8:12PM:
Please can you tell me how you managed to photograph this night bloomer, did you need special permission?
Thankyou, Ann Lee
Marty wrote, on 19 January 2012, at 8:22PM:
Actually this photo was taken during the daytime. Perhaps it's a result of being in a greenhouse, or perhaps it would have been more open at night.