Wild Onion

purple beauty

purple beauty

Wandering through the gardens at the Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and I saw this patch of allium, or wild onion. Pretty stuff, this flowering plant called wild onion.

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Comments

  1. Beautiful bokeh – I love the colors.

  2. Beautiful bokeh – I love the colors.

  3. I don’t recall see wild onion like this… hmm… Nice capture.

  4. I don’t recall see wild onion like this… hmm… Nice capture.

  5. There are many varieties of wild onion–some with dense flower heads, some white, some with barely any flower at all.

  6. There are many varieties of wild onion–some with dense flower heads, some white, some with barely any flower at all.

  7. it resembles the dandelion a lot-except for the more interesting and gorgeous color!

  8. it resembles the dandelion a lot-except for the more interesting and gorgeous color!

  9. Exquisite! Excellent detail and dof.

  10. suehenryphotography says:

    Beautiful!

  11. wow, what a captivating color!

  12. Gandalf says:

    Very bold. the flower jumps out of its background

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