Botanicals

In these images I wish to convey the beauty, individuality and delicacy of plants, foliage and flowers. Often it may be as simple as the light illuminating a leaf – just beautiful!

Helleborus x hybridus greeting card by Nicky Flint
Helleborus x hybridus
A singularly beautiful, white with red heart hellebore, bred by Elizabeth Strangman.
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poppy greeting card by Nicky Flint
Poppy Dance
Delicate, paper-like poppies sway in the breeze at Great Dixter.
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Rose At Sunrise, greeting card by Nicky Flint
Rose at Sunrise
A beautiful pink rose - 'Cécile Brünner' - captured in full flower soon after sunrise, glowing in the early morning light. The air was fresh, light and so fragrant; it was heavenly and a delight to be up that early! 
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Papaver, red poppy greeting card by Nicky Flint
Poppy – Papaver commutatum ‘Ladybird’
Sauntering round the garden, camera in hand, all the poppies were glowing but this one caught my eye in particular; a perfect red poppy iridescent in the morning sun.
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Painted Lady and Verbena bonariensis, greeting card by Nicky Flint
Touch Down
A lovely painted lady butterfly just alighted on Verbena bonariensis for a sip of nectar. Butterflies love this verbena and at times can dance around it in clouds!
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Forget-me-not, greeting card by Nicky Flint
Forget-Me-Not
An image can convey a thousand words and this forget-me-not card does just that. Charming and simple forget-me-not flowers against a deep green background, happy in the dappled sunshine of spring.
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Beth's Poppy greeting card by Nicky Flint
Beth’s Poppy
Charming and delicate, the paper-like flowers of Beth's poppy thread through the Peacock Garden at Great Dixter. 
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Dutch Iris 'Apollo' greeting card by Nicky Flint
Dutch Iris ‘Apollo’
A charming group of Dutch Iris 'Apollo' catching the early morning sun at Great Dixter.
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Tulip 'Apricot Parrot' greeting card by Nicky Flint
Morning Worship
An atmospheric image of tulip 'Apricot Parrot', heads bowed following a night of gentle rain.
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Anemone nemorosa 'Robinsoniana' greeting card by Nicky Flint
Anemone nemorosa ‘Robinsoniana’
A beautiful low-growing wood anemone, 'Robinsoniana' produces delicate flowers of lavender-blue with quivering golden stamens at their centre.
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Floral Profusion, greeting card by Nicky Flint
Floral Profusion
A profusion of summer flowers - Clematis viticella 'Royal Velours' trailing through the honeysuckle Lonicera similis var. delavayi and Galega x hartlandii 'Alba', gorgeous!
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Hellebore greeting card by Nicky Flint
Hellebore Magic
A truly wonderful selection of hellebore flowers.
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Lathyrus grandiflorus greeting card by Nicky Flint
Lathyrus grandiflorus
The true, everlasting pea growing in the Long Border at Great Dixter, rambling and scrambling up, through and over it's neighbours! These beautiful, delicate flowers were captured early one summer's morning.
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Tulip 'Spring Green' greeting card by Nicky Flint
Spring Green
Tulip 'Spring Green' growing alongside the fresh foliage of fern Dryopteris erythrosora, Great Dixter.
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Spring Symphony, hellebore and crocus greeting card by Nicky Flint
Spring Symphony
A beautiful double pink hellebore, bred by Elizabeth Strangman, growing in her garden through a carpet of Crocus tommasinianus.  Quite, quite beautiful!
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Tulip 'Merlot' greeting card by Nicky Flint
Tulip ‘Merlot’
Rich and opulent burgundy-red goblets of tulip 'Merlot' in the High Garden at Great Dixter.
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Yellow Tiger Lily greeting card by Nicky Flint
Yellow Tiger Lily
The petals and anthers of a yellow tiger lily, burnished by the morning sun.
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Love-in-a-mist, nigella greeting card by Nicky Flint
Love In A Mist
This delicate Nigella damascena image was captured on a mid-summer's morning, slightly misty with a hint of the scorching day to come! Such a lovely flower which, when established, spreads and pops up all over the place, as an annual is wont to do. Apart from the lovely 'love-in-a-mist' title Nigella has several other names - such as 'bird's nest' and 'Persian violets'!
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Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’
Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’
Rudbeckia fulgida ‘Goldsturm’ looking fabulous in late summer - a gorgeous autumnal floral image for the gardener in your life!
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Tulip ‘Uncle Tom’
Tulip ‘Uncle Tom’
Like goblets of wine backlit by the sun, the ruby red flowers of Tulip 'Uncle Tom' stand out from the crowd on a crisp, glorious spring morning.
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Mixed Sempervivums
Mixed Sempervivums
Sempervivums, otherwise known as "Houseleeks" are fascinating; always architectural in shape and form and just the two types in this photo make it a very simple and striking abstract picture.
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Snowdrop greeting card by Nicky Flint
Snowdrop – Galanthus elwesii ‘Comet’
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Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’
Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’
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