Saturday, September 12, 2009

Celosia 'Orange Temple Bells' -for drying

I collected these Celosia cristata 'Orange Temple Bells' just before several rainy days. They are now hanging upside-down in the basement rafters drying. I wish I could keep the color as bright.


Once dried they turn a lovely antique red/pink shade, with a very slender stem and wonderful shape.

2 comments:

  1. Samuel loves these! "The flower you can pet!" he says.

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