Lenten Cross

Lenten Cross

Lenten Cross, photo by Harold Davis. View this image larger.

Phyllis arranged the hellebore medley I photographed earlier into a regular pattern, with the results you see.

The Lenten Rose is a variety of hellebore, Helleborus Orientalis. It turns out that some of the Lenten Rose genome is present in most modern hellebore hybrids, so I’ve taken the slight liberty of naming this photo after both Lent and the pattern in the image, even though strictly speaking there are no Helleborus Orientalis in this photo.

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  1. Harold Davis February 13, 2010 at 1:17 pm #

    Edit: Actually, one petal of Helleborus Orientalis sticks down into the upper right!

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