Friday, October 1, 2010

Flowers on Saturday - Chinese Abelia


Chinese Abelia or (Abelia Chinensis) is a shrub native to China and popular with butterflies growing all over the San Francisco Botanical Gardens.

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11 comments:

Ann said...

I couldn't stop looking at it. I had to tear myself away to type my comment. It's so unique and pretty. I want a shrub like that

Mom of M&Ms said...

I want one of those!!! Beautiful photo..Oh and how I love San Fransisco... Great entry

Erika B said...

Oh, what a beautiful shot! Love how it looks like a big ball of flowers.

Erika B

maiaT said...

Chinese Abelia is a beautiful shrub, I like its white, fragrant flowers.
Nice photo!

Mel Cole said...

Very pretty flower picture.

Mel @ Arty Bluejay

Channal said...

Beautiful and pretty flower... Anna

Ray said...

Very pretty!

Ewa said...

What a beautiful flower, I have to say I want one of them as well :)
thank you for linking today

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Ann, I am the same with these. There are so many in bloom at the gardens that I literally have taken dozen of shots of them in a few hours. I love them.

MomofM, I'll get you one :) Thank you, I love SF too

ErikaB, that is what's so beautiful about these. Thank you.

maiaT, yes, I love the fragrance as well, thanks.

Mel, thank you for the kind words

Anna, thanks so much

Ray, thank you

Ewa, I'll get you one too :) Love the meme, thanks.

ruthi said...

looks like this chinese flower loves SF weather. it's so beautiful.

Diane said...

Very unique and lovely! :O)