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Orange-a-palooza

Updated on August 20, 2014

Orange-licious

Being a collection of personally acquired images of all sorts, that feature the color orange, and a few stories. Oh, and a couple of other things I have collected regarding orange.

As a color for art, I really dislike orange. Intensely. But in its proper place, it's wonderful.

For example, orange fruit is very tasty. Give me an orange or a mango, or a tangerine, or a peach or nectarine (fudging there a little), and I'm happy.

Orange flowers show up in scenic shots, though I really prefer blue and purple flowers, which don't show up at all.

Since I prefer blue flowers, I took an orange flower and made a negative. And came up with this photo. Now you may ask, why am I providing an image of a blue flower in a lens about the color orange? Just my wacky sense of humor, I imagine. I just like to be perverse. :)

All photos in this lens are mine unless otherwise stated.

Oh wait! Sunsets are nice. I get lots of pictures of orange sunsets.

Orange as part of a diplomatic mission

At one point, I knew some people. These included a woman and her mother, both from Panama. The woman had a daughter, and she and the father of the daughter were playing tug of war with the daughter. This went on for awhile, at first the mother keeping the daughter away from the father, and then the father keeping the daughter away from the mother. And then the mother decided that this wasn't a good idea, and stopped doing it. In the meantime, I wanted to establish a relationship with the mother.

Panama is a country where a lot of fruit grows, and the people love fruit. So one day, I contacted the mother and said, I have a present for you. May I bring it to you? She said yes.

I had a plastic box full of mango slices. That is what I took her. She met me in the back yard, and we sat and talked awhile. She was very grateful for the fruit! I tried to speak Spanish to her sometimes, and to the little girl. We had a wonderful visit.

That was a turnaround in the situation. For the most part, things have been improving steadily ever since. Slowly, I am working on building a loving relationship with everyone in the family. There have been setbacks, and that can be disheartening. But never give up!

And never underestimate the power of orange. Mangoes, that is.

And by the way, they taste wonderful! But they must be fully ripe and juicy.

Scenery and Sunsets - Photos with prominent orange

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Red Rock Canyon, Utah. The rocks look decidedly orange to me, and I'll fudge a little. :)Canyonlands, Utah. At this time of day, near sunset, what was only a faint hint of orange becomes really bright.Monument Valley, Arizona. It was a dreary day, but the cliffs still looked orange.Peridot Mesa, Arizona. The rocks are black, but in a good spring, the ground is covered with orange poppies. Closeups later.The Heavens Declare the Glory of God. One of my favorite sunset pictures, taken with a point and shoot, in Tucson, Arizona.Cochise Lake, Willcox, Arizona. I didn't get the birds I'd hoped for, but I stayed for the sunset.Taken along the coast of Maine. That's a lobster boat on the left.
Red Rock Canyon, Utah. The rocks look decidedly orange to me, and I'll fudge a little. :)
Red Rock Canyon, Utah. The rocks look decidedly orange to me, and I'll fudge a little. :)
Canyonlands, Utah. At this time of day, near sunset, what was only a faint hint of orange becomes really bright.
Canyonlands, Utah. At this time of day, near sunset, what was only a faint hint of orange becomes really bright.
Monument Valley, Arizona. It was a dreary day, but the cliffs still looked orange.
Monument Valley, Arizona. It was a dreary day, but the cliffs still looked orange.
Peridot Mesa, Arizona. The rocks are black, but in a good spring, the ground is covered with orange poppies. Closeups later.
Peridot Mesa, Arizona. The rocks are black, but in a good spring, the ground is covered with orange poppies. Closeups later.
The Heavens Declare the Glory of God. One of my favorite sunset pictures, taken with a point and shoot, in Tucson, Arizona.
The Heavens Declare the Glory of God. One of my favorite sunset pictures, taken with a point and shoot, in Tucson, Arizona.
Cochise Lake, Willcox, Arizona. I didn't get the birds I'd hoped for, but I stayed for the sunset.
Cochise Lake, Willcox, Arizona. I didn't get the birds I'd hoped for, but I stayed for the sunset.
Taken along the coast of Maine. That's a lobster boat on the left.
Taken along the coast of Maine. That's a lobster boat on the left.

without filters, just natural orange

This series of photos are some I acquired here and there, all of them having some prominent orange in them. I have many more to add, so please come back in a couple of weeks or so.

Photos with Filters and Orange

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A waterfall in Alabama. I think the orange filter gave it an antique appearance. The actual scene contained no orange at all.An old barn in Alabama. An orange graduated filter picked up on the color of the barn roof.Just a mountain in Arizona, with a strong orange filter.Just a smidgen of orange in the sky, to add color to the scene. In Arizona.Orange graduated filter gives this an ethereal look. In Arizona.A brighter result from the same graduated filter. In Arizona. I was emulating some art I had seen. I am pleased with the results.
A waterfall in Alabama. I think the orange filter gave it an antique appearance. The actual scene contained no orange at all.
A waterfall in Alabama. I think the orange filter gave it an antique appearance. The actual scene contained no orange at all.
An old barn in Alabama. An orange graduated filter picked up on the color of the barn roof.
An old barn in Alabama. An orange graduated filter picked up on the color of the barn roof.
Just a mountain in Arizona, with a strong orange filter.
Just a mountain in Arizona, with a strong orange filter.
Just a smidgen of orange in the sky, to add color to the scene. In Arizona.
Just a smidgen of orange in the sky, to add color to the scene. In Arizona.
Orange graduated filter gives this an ethereal look. In Arizona.
Orange graduated filter gives this an ethereal look. In Arizona.
A brighter result from the same graduated filter. In Arizona. I was emulating some art I had seen. I am pleased with the results.
A brighter result from the same graduated filter. In Arizona. I was emulating some art I had seen. I am pleased with the results.

Using orange filters in photography

I don't take filters with me much. I try to travel as light as possible, and carrying some extra filters complicates things. But sometimes I know I want to use some, so I take them. Most of my filters are Cokin filters. They have a rather amazing system which consists of a holder mounted on the camera, which holds square filters (with a few exceptions). The holder slips over a ring, and rings come in different sizes for different diameter lenses. This way, you can use the same filter for many different lenses, which cuts down on the expense. The filters I used for this series of photographs were basically two. One was a graduated orange filter. On one half, the orange is intense, and it fades in the middle to no color at all on the other half. There are many different graduated Cokin filters available, and they have proven to be very useful.

The other one I use is what I call a dichroic polarizer. It is a polarizing lens (filters out light not vibrating in a particular direction, and adds color. These are all circular, and will rotate. They're mounted in a square frame so they'll go into the holder. Normally, most people would use these in subtle ways. Not me! I get downright BRASH with them! I add a linear polarizer to the stack (up to 4 filters in the holder at once) and then rotate that with respect to the rotated dichroic polarizer, to get some very pronounced effects. I used that in some of these photos. The waterfall was taken with just a straight orange filter, if I recall correctly.

Orange Birds

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Female Rufous Hummingbird in flight. Selasphorus rufus.Female Rufous Hummingbird at rest. Both photos from Arizona.Scott's Oriole. Icterus parisorum. He didn't quite make it to orange, but his food did. Some birds sure like oranges! So do I.Bullock's Oriole. He matches his food.Bullock's female. Kissing cousins.Another Bullock's Oriole.Hepatic Tanager.Black-headed Grosbeak.Wild Turkey. Orange iridescence on his neck.Just a chicken.Flame-colored Tanager, eating grape jelly. A rare bird here.Black-bellied Whistling Duck. Dark orange is called "rust".House Finch. Pushing the envelope a little on color.Taveta Golden Weaver.Taveta Golden Weaver. He weaves the nest. If she thinks it's not good enough, he starts over.Taveta Golden Weaver.Toco Toucan.Blue-and-Yellow Macaw.Shama Thrush. National bird of Singapore.Shama Thrush.Mountain Bamboo-Partridge.Troupial.American Avocet.Western Tanager.Yellow-headed Blackbird.
Female Rufous Hummingbird in flight. Selasphorus rufus.
Female Rufous Hummingbird in flight. Selasphorus rufus.
Female Rufous Hummingbird at rest. Both photos from Arizona.
Female Rufous Hummingbird at rest. Both photos from Arizona.
Scott's Oriole. Icterus parisorum. He didn't quite make it to orange, but his food did. Some birds sure like oranges! So do I.
Scott's Oriole. Icterus parisorum. He didn't quite make it to orange, but his food did. Some birds sure like oranges! So do I.
Bullock's Oriole. He matches his food.
Bullock's Oriole. He matches his food.
Bullock's female. Kissing cousins.
Bullock's female. Kissing cousins.
Another Bullock's Oriole.
Another Bullock's Oriole.
Hepatic Tanager.
Hepatic Tanager.
Black-headed Grosbeak.
Black-headed Grosbeak.
Wild Turkey. Orange iridescence on his neck.
Wild Turkey. Orange iridescence on his neck.
Just a chicken.
Just a chicken.
Flame-colored Tanager, eating grape jelly. A rare bird here.
Flame-colored Tanager, eating grape jelly. A rare bird here.
Black-bellied Whistling Duck. Dark orange is called "rust".
Black-bellied Whistling Duck. Dark orange is called "rust".
House Finch. Pushing the envelope a little on color.
House Finch. Pushing the envelope a little on color.
Taveta Golden Weaver.
Taveta Golden Weaver.
Taveta Golden Weaver. He weaves the nest. If she thinks it's not good enough, he starts over.
Taveta Golden Weaver. He weaves the nest. If she thinks it's not good enough, he starts over.
Taveta Golden Weaver.
Taveta Golden Weaver.
Toco Toucan.
Toco Toucan.
Blue-and-Yellow Macaw.
Blue-and-Yellow Macaw.
Shama Thrush. National bird of Singapore.
Shama Thrush. National bird of Singapore.
Shama Thrush.
Shama Thrush.
Mountain Bamboo-Partridge.
Mountain Bamboo-Partridge.
Troupial.
Troupial.
American Avocet.
American Avocet.
Western Tanager.
Western Tanager.
Yellow-headed Blackbird.
Yellow-headed Blackbird.

Orange Birds

The Rufous Hummingbird is the only orange hummingbird I have had the opportunity to photograph. These are small and rather placid. It's not uncommon to find one that will sit and pose for you for quite awhile.

Orange is not a real common color for birds in Arizona. Most other orange birds are either Tanagers or Orioles.

And I found a few tropical birds to make things more interesting.

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Orange Digital Art

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Made in Terragen Classic, this is a digital landscape. The terrain was a gift. It uses the laser effect in the sky.A fractal image made in Apophysis. I used my own script.
Made in Terragen Classic, this is a digital landscape. The terrain was a gift. It uses the laser effect in the sky.
Made in Terragen Classic, this is a digital landscape. The terrain was a gift. It uses the laser effect in the sky.
A fractal image made in Apophysis. I used my own script.
A fractal image made in Apophysis. I used my own script.

Digital images

I have many more fractal images that contain orange, but only a couple digital landscapes that do.

Terragen is a landscape generation program. I can put in a real terrain which has been mapped from satellite, and then add various elements to the work to make it look natural, either typical for the region where I got the terrain, or totally different, or I can make a fantasy landscape. I think I tend to make about half and half.

I use several programs to make fractal art. Apophysis is the one I use most often. It is a free program with open source, and several people have contributed to its development.

Orange Dragonflies

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Flame Skimmer. Libellula saturata. I found this one in Sweetwater Wetlands, Arizona. They're common there.Another Flame Skimmer, same location.Flame Skimmer. Found at Patagonia Lake, Arizona.Mexican Amberwing, male. Perithemis intensa. Found at the lake in Reid Park, Tucson, Arizona. A less common species.Mexican Amberwing, male. Found at Sweetwater Wetlands, Arizona.Mexican Amberwing, female. Found at Roger Road ponds inside the water plant.
Flame Skimmer. Libellula saturata. I found this one in Sweetwater Wetlands, Arizona. They're common there.
Flame Skimmer. Libellula saturata. I found this one in Sweetwater Wetlands, Arizona. They're common there.
Another Flame Skimmer, same location.
Another Flame Skimmer, same location.
Flame Skimmer. Found at Patagonia Lake, Arizona.
Flame Skimmer. Found at Patagonia Lake, Arizona.
Mexican Amberwing, male. Perithemis intensa. Found at the lake in Reid Park, Tucson, Arizona. A less common species.
Mexican Amberwing, male. Perithemis intensa. Found at the lake in Reid Park, Tucson, Arizona. A less common species.
Mexican Amberwing, male. Found at Sweetwater Wetlands, Arizona.
Mexican Amberwing, male. Found at Sweetwater Wetlands, Arizona.
Mexican Amberwing, female. Found at Roger Road ponds inside the water plant.
Mexican Amberwing, female. Found at Roger Road ponds inside the water plant.

Dragonflies in the desert

You read that right! We get quite a few dragonflies in the desert in Arizona. There are a few places where we have wetlands, and obviously this is where I tend to find them. At a certain time of the year, if there is water in the arroyo, I even see them on my property. I usually see Flame Skimmers.

I imagine I have seen and photographed about 14 species, give or take. Most of them aren't orange, though. The little Desert Firetails, which are actually damselflies, are more reddish than orange. I have seen them in only two places: Montezuma's Well, Arizona, and Sweetwater Wetlands. They are quite tiny.

The difference between dragonflies and damselflies is as follows. Damselflies hold their wings back along their long abdomen, except spreadwings, which hold them at roughly a 45 degree angle. They are mounted coming from the back of the thorax. Dragonflies, on the other hand, hold their wings at right angles to the body most of the time, though they can hold them at a front-pointing angle. These wings are mounted on the sides of the thorax.

Dragonflies have another interesting habit. They like to hold their abdomen pointing up in the air at an angle. This is called "obelisking". People have theories about why they do it. I have no idea. I do know it doesn't have anything to do with minimizing sun on their bodies, because they will do it when they are sideways to the sun, so their abdomens get full sun along their length.

Obviously, I haven't had the opportunity to ASK a dragonfly why he does this, and neither has anyone else. :)

Dragonflies are among the most amazing fliers in the animal kingdom. They can hover, fly backwards, change direction abruptly, and for their size, fly very fast. They usually eat tiny insects, caught on the wing. When they rest, they usually sit on a bare twig of some sort, or on a blade of grass. They resemble a twig of the plant, and would be very hard to see for any predator, particularly one that doesn't have color vision. But a good many dragonflies are well camouflaged. Others are brilliantly colored, such as the examples I have shown here.

Knock, knock.

Who's there?

Knock, knock,

Who's there?

Knock, knock,

Who's there?

Orange.

Orange who?

Orange you glad I didn't say 'Knock, knock' again?

— unknown

Crazy Odds and Ends

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Fall colors. Mount Lemmon, Arizona.Orange fungus on tree bark. Yikes!Orange rhombus signs usually mean "caution". This one means, there are probably cows in the road!
Fall colors. Mount Lemmon, Arizona.
Fall colors. Mount Lemmon, Arizona.
Orange fungus on tree bark. Yikes!
Orange fungus on tree bark. Yikes!
Orange rhombus signs usually mean "caution". This one means, there are probably cows in the road!
Orange rhombus signs usually mean "caution". This one means, there are probably cows in the road!

Orange Butterflies

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Queen Butterfly. Danaus gilippis. Caught in the wild. Classified with Monarchs.Julia Butterfly. Dryas iulia. Occasionally comes to Arizona.Silverspot.Rusty-tipped Page, aka Chocolate Malachite. Siproeta epaphus.Painted Lady. Vanessa cardui. Widespread in the world, including Arizona. I see them frequently in the wild.Leopard Lacewing. Cethosia cyane.Orange Lacewing. Cethosia penthesliea.Autumn Leaf. Fountainea sp.Red Cracker. Hamadryas amphinome. No orange, you say?Take a look at the underside.Flame-bordered Charaxes. Charaxes protoclea. Charaxes are from Africa, and all the ones I have seen have orange on them.Golden Longwing. Heliconius hecale.Golden Longwing.Golden Longwing. Butterflies drink water to get minerals, especially muddy water. This is called "puddling".Harmonia Tigerwing. Tithorea harmonia.Cruiser female. Vindula arsinae. No orange, you say?Take a look at the male. I actually like the coloring of the female better, though.Common Leopard. Phalanta phalantha.Monarch. Danaus plexippus.Silver-barred Emperor. Charaxes druceanus.orange Charaxes.
Queen Butterfly. Danaus gilippis. Caught in the wild. Classified with Monarchs.
Queen Butterfly. Danaus gilippis. Caught in the wild. Classified with Monarchs.
Julia Butterfly. Dryas iulia. Occasionally comes to Arizona.
Julia Butterfly. Dryas iulia. Occasionally comes to Arizona.
Silverspot.
Silverspot.
Rusty-tipped Page, aka Chocolate Malachite. Siproeta epaphus.
Rusty-tipped Page, aka Chocolate Malachite. Siproeta epaphus.
Painted Lady. Vanessa cardui. Widespread in the world, including Arizona. I see them frequently in the wild.
Painted Lady. Vanessa cardui. Widespread in the world, including Arizona. I see them frequently in the wild.
Leopard Lacewing. Cethosia cyane.
Leopard Lacewing. Cethosia cyane.
Orange Lacewing. Cethosia penthesliea.
Orange Lacewing. Cethosia penthesliea.
Autumn Leaf. Fountainea sp.
Autumn Leaf. Fountainea sp.
Red Cracker. Hamadryas amphinome. No orange, you say?
Red Cracker. Hamadryas amphinome. No orange, you say?
Take a look at the underside.
Take a look at the underside.
Flame-bordered Charaxes. Charaxes protoclea. Charaxes are from Africa, and all the ones I have seen have orange on them.
Flame-bordered Charaxes. Charaxes protoclea. Charaxes are from Africa, and all the ones I have seen have orange on them.
Golden Longwing. Heliconius hecale.
Golden Longwing. Heliconius hecale.
Golden Longwing.
Golden Longwing.
Golden Longwing. Butterflies drink water to get minerals, especially muddy water. This is called "puddling".
Golden Longwing. Butterflies drink water to get minerals, especially muddy water. This is called "puddling".
Harmonia Tigerwing. Tithorea harmonia.
Harmonia Tigerwing. Tithorea harmonia.
Cruiser female. Vindula arsinae. No orange, you say?
Cruiser female. Vindula arsinae. No orange, you say?
Take a look at the male. I actually like the coloring of the female better, though.
Take a look at the male. I actually like the coloring of the female better, though.
Common Leopard. Phalanta phalantha.
Common Leopard. Phalanta phalantha.
Monarch. Danaus plexippus.
Monarch. Danaus plexippus.
Silver-barred Emperor. Charaxes druceanus.
Silver-barred Emperor. Charaxes druceanus.
orange Charaxes.
orange Charaxes.

Orange Butterflies

Some local, most tropical. Thank you to the Tucson Botanical Gardens. They run an exhibit called Butterfly Magic, which runs from October through April every year. I have acquired hundreds of photos of butterflies there, between 80 and 90 species.

Visit the Tucson Botanical Gardens web page.

Tired of orange yet? If you are, better go away now. I still have LOTS of orange flowers to show you!

Hibiscus Study

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Hibiscus "Georgia's Pearl". Hibiscus rosa-sinensis. The flowers are HUGE. Here I present different views.The flower color ranges from yellow to red, with plenty of orange in between.Extreme Macro.Freshly watered.
Hibiscus "Georgia's Pearl". Hibiscus rosa-sinensis. The flowers are HUGE. Here I present different views.
Hibiscus "Georgia's Pearl". Hibiscus rosa-sinensis. The flowers are HUGE. Here I present different views.
The flower color ranges from yellow to red, with plenty of orange in between.
The flower color ranges from yellow to red, with plenty of orange in between.
Extreme Macro.
Extreme Macro.
Freshly watered.
Freshly watered.

Hibiscus Tea is delicious and medicinal

Hibiscus can help restore normal cholesterol levels. It is loaded with electrolytes and can relieve thirst on a hot summer's day. It also helps cool the body. It is said to be a refrigerant. Mix hibiscus tea with orange or lemon juice, or just drink it plain.

Calla Lilies

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I love the simplicity of design of the Calla Lily and the graceful curves. I grew up thinking they only came in white; I have only seen orange lately.That bunch was in the grocery store!My favorite shape from that bunch.Found in Tucson Botanical Gardens.I love the composition of this shot!
I love the simplicity of design of the Calla Lily and the graceful curves. I grew up thinking they only came in white; I have only seen orange lately.
I love the simplicity of design of the Calla Lily and the graceful curves. I grew up thinking they only came in white; I have only seen orange lately.
That bunch was in the grocery store!
That bunch was in the grocery store!
My favorite shape from that bunch.
My favorite shape from that bunch.
Found in Tucson Botanical Gardens.
Found in Tucson Botanical Gardens.
I love the composition of this shot!
I love the composition of this shot!

Roses - I don't know the varieties of roses. Mostly found in Reid Park, Tucson

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Found in a relative's yard.
Found in a relative's yard.
Found in a relative's yard.

Local Flowers - Native and Near-native in the Sonoran Desert

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Scene with Desert Mallow.Remember this?This is what it really looked like. California Poppy. Eschscholzia californica.Ocotillo. Fouquieria splendens. A favorite with hummingbirds.Prickly Pear. Opuntia engelmannii.Chuparosa. Justicia californica.Desert Mallow. Sphaeralcea ambigua.Desert Marigold. Baileya multiradiata.Prickly Pear. Opuntia engelmannii.Mexican Bird-of-Paradise. Caesalpinia pulcherrima.Mexican Bird-of-Paradise with visitor. Someone else likes orange!California Poppy. Side view. One of my favorite photos.Arizona Poppy. Kallstroemia grandiflora.Chuparosa or Mexican Honeysuckle.Fiddleneck. Amsinckia menziesii.Mariposa Lily (just opening). Calochortus kennedyi.Fishhook Barrel Cactus. Ferocactus wislizeni.Mexican Honeysuckle. Justicia spicigera.
Scene with Desert Mallow.
Scene with Desert Mallow.
Remember this?
Remember this?
This is what it really looked like. California Poppy. Eschscholzia californica.
This is what it really looked like. California Poppy. Eschscholzia californica.
Ocotillo. Fouquieria splendens. A favorite with hummingbirds.
Ocotillo. Fouquieria splendens. A favorite with hummingbirds.
Prickly Pear. Opuntia engelmannii.
Prickly Pear. Opuntia engelmannii.
Chuparosa. Justicia californica.
Chuparosa. Justicia californica.
Desert Mallow. Sphaeralcea ambigua.
Desert Mallow. Sphaeralcea ambigua.
Desert Marigold. Baileya multiradiata.
Desert Marigold. Baileya multiradiata.
Prickly Pear. Opuntia engelmannii.
Prickly Pear. Opuntia engelmannii.
Mexican Bird-of-Paradise. Caesalpinia pulcherrima.
Mexican Bird-of-Paradise. Caesalpinia pulcherrima.
Mexican Bird-of-Paradise with visitor. Someone else likes orange!
Mexican Bird-of-Paradise with visitor. Someone else likes orange!
California Poppy. Side view. One of my favorite photos.
California Poppy. Side view. One of my favorite photos.
Arizona Poppy. Kallstroemia grandiflora.
Arizona Poppy. Kallstroemia grandiflora.
Chuparosa or Mexican Honeysuckle.
Chuparosa or Mexican Honeysuckle.
Fiddleneck. Amsinckia menziesii.
Fiddleneck. Amsinckia menziesii.
Mariposa Lily (just opening). Calochortus kennedyi.
Mariposa Lily (just opening). Calochortus kennedyi.
Fishhook Barrel Cactus. Ferocactus wislizeni.
Fishhook Barrel Cactus. Ferocactus wislizeni.
Mexican Honeysuckle. Justicia spicigera.
Mexican Honeysuckle. Justicia spicigera.

Flowers Grown Locally - Cultivated flowers are not my specialty, so I don't know all of them.

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African Daisy. Arctotis stoechadifolia.African Daisy.Aloe sp.Aloe sp.Calendula.Lantana.I forgot what this succulent is. Found at Boyce-Thompson Arboretum.Irises.Shrimp Plant. Those are bracts, not petals.I don't know what this is. Harrison Yocum was growing it. See my lens about him.
African Daisy. Arctotis stoechadifolia.
African Daisy. Arctotis stoechadifolia.
African Daisy.
African Daisy.
Aloe sp.
Aloe sp.
Aloe sp.
Aloe sp.
Calendula.
Calendula.
Lantana.
Lantana.
I forgot what this succulent is. Found at Boyce-Thompson Arboretum.
I forgot what this succulent is. Found at Boyce-Thompson Arboretum.
Irises.
Irises.
Shrimp Plant. Those are bracts, not petals.
Shrimp Plant. Those are bracts, not petals.
I don't know what this is. Harrison Yocum was growing it. See my lens about him.
I don't know what this is. Harrison Yocum was growing it. See my lens about him.

Tropical Flowers, Mostly Orchids

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Cattleya forbesii.Jungle Flame. Ixara coccinea.Jungle Flame.
Cattleya forbesii.
Cattleya forbesii.
Jungle Flame. Ixara coccinea.
Jungle Flame. Ixara coccinea.
Jungle Flame.
Jungle Flame.

So that's about all I have to say about the color orange, at least today. I hope you enjoyed your visit!

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      katespetcorner1 4 years ago

      I really enjoyed this beautiful orange lens :)

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      tonyaalves3 4 years ago

      I love your colorful orange lens. thanks for sharing