Thumb of 2013-02-01/Calif_Sue/54d978@Calif_Sue submitted this image in the Bugs or Birds on Plants category of the The 2014 All Things Plants Photo Contest.

This image is in the plant database under Iochroma (Iochroma cyaneum 'Plum Beauty')

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Nov 12, 2014 9:29 PM CST
Name: Sheila Caldon
Aiken, SC (Zone 8a)
Dragonflies Bookworm Hybridizer Garden Photography Daylilies Butterflies
Region: South Carolina Dog Lover Plant and/or Seed Trader Pollen collector Birds Lilies
Wonderful depth of field and good color combination. Nice composition Sue!
Beauty pleases, not only the eyes, but the heart as well. ~~Sheila
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Nov 12, 2014 11:30 PM CST
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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I tip my hat to you. Green Grin!
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Nov 14, 2014 10:43 PM CST
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: Utah Bee Lover Garden Photography Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Photo Contest Winner: 2014
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Love this one Sue!
The background blooms are the perfect enhancement for the greenish bird --fantastic photo!
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Nov 14, 2014 10:47 PM CST
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Thanks, I love watching the hummingbirds! And they sure loved this iochroma, taken in my last garden a few years back.
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Nov 15, 2014 1:21 AM CST
central Illinois
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Level 2
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Very cool. Congratulations on your multiple 1st places Sue
Nothing that's been done can ever be changed.
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Nov 15, 2014 8:50 AM CST
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Thank you Green Grin!
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Nov 19, 2014 8:11 PM CST
Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
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Darn I hate being late to the party! But I love this picture too. That is one happy hummingbird!
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Nov 19, 2014 9:49 PM CST
Plants Admin
Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
Plant Database Moderator Region: California Cottage Gardener Garden Photography Roses Clematis
Houseplants Foliage Fan Keeper of Poultry Dog Lover Birds Hummingbirder
I just remembered the I had posted a series of shots of that little guy that I had taken that same day:
The thread "Hummers!" in Roses forum
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Nov 26, 2014 3:05 PM CST
Name: Lynn
Oregon City, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
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Wonderful comporsition and colors Sue.
I really liked this photo. What shutter speed did your use?
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Nov 26, 2014 8:37 PM CST
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
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Houseplants Foliage Fan Keeper of Poultry Dog Lover Birds Hummingbirder
I have no idea Lynn, these images were lost so I can't check. Shrug!
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Nov 26, 2014 10:05 PM CST
Name: Lynn
Oregon City, OR (Zone 8b)
Charter ATP Member Garden Sages I helped plan and beta test the plant database. I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Database Moderator
Forum moderator I helped beta test the first seed swap Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant and/or Seed Trader Garden Ideas: Master Level
Thumbs up
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Nov 26, 2014 10:15 PM CST
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Region: Utah Bee Lover Garden Photography Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Photo Contest Winner: 2014
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So very glad they are in the thread and this one is in the DB and the 2014 contest (wherever that will live) and not 'lost' for our viewing pleasure!!
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Nov 26, 2014 10:56 PM CST
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
Sebastopol, CA (Zone 9a)
Sunset Zone 15
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nodding I agree
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