Wikipedia does not list this among the common names of Philadelphus_lewisii but that’s what we call it. At the moment it is a wild eruption of blossoms and perfume, actually managing to outshine the roses, which are in full-on attack mode too.

The flowers are too many to count.

Philadelphus lewisii in bloom

Since they are mostly white, they wear the colors the sun drapes them with, depending on the time and the angle.

Philadelphus lewisii blossoms
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Philadelphus lewisii blossoms

I find that I almost never touch the white balance on the pictures coming out of the Fuji X-E1; which is particularly impressive with this kind of shot.


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From: Rob (Jun 15 2013, at 06:12)

Ah, extreme closeups of plant genetalia. In some SF future, they will become sentient and start sharing closeups of human sex organs on the internet... wait a second...


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