|Copyright: bartha tibor (barthatibor)
|Date Taken: 2011-06-01|
|Exposure: f/13.0, 1/250 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2012-08-28 7:47|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Lychnis viscaria, the sticky catchfly, is a flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae.|
It is an upright perennial, growing to 60 cm in height. It gets its English name from the stickiness of its stem. It grows on cliffs and in rocky places. It has a purple flower.
Lychnis viscaria is said to increase the disease resistance of surrounding plants. Extract from L. viscaria contains a relatively high amount of brassinosteroids, which have a proven positive effect on the growth of other plants. In Germany the extract is allowed for use as a "plant strengthening substance."
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very nice coloured composition of this plant with the beautiful flowers
thanks greeting lou
- [2012-08-28 8:59]
Hi Tibi,a ery interesting flower,there are a lot of lychnis in my country too but not of this subspecie.The pic isn't the best,oversaturated and whit poor details on the flowers,you could be better! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
- [2012-08-28 10:23]
Very nice macro of this beautiful flower, the sharpness is very good, the exposure is spot on and the background is fantastic, well done.Best regards Siggi
- [2012-08-28 10:29]
Szép fotó bemutató erről az érdekes tavaszi növényről, remek színek és kellemes kompozíció, gratulálok!
Ciao Tibi, great macro of lovely flower with fantastic colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
- [2012-08-28 13:45]
Beautiful presentation of this flower in bright colours, a bit oversaturated, and good sharpness. Well chosen composition.