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|Along one of the oldest harbous of Rotterdam, the Wijnhaven, there are steel old rusty steel stairs to go on board. |
Janice wrote: I've found out its name Hendrik. Cymbalaria muralis / Ivy-leaved Toadflax / Family: Scrophulariaceae.
We call it Muurleeuwenbek.
A common plant of mortared stone or brick walls, introduced from southern Europe. The flowers are like miniature snapdragons (compare antirrhinum), usually pale blue with yellow 'bosses'at the entrance to the throat; occasionally white. Flowers are produced abundantly from spring to autumn, and often through the winter in mild places.
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Nice artistic POV for this shot. I do like the texture of the rusty metal and stone. Excellent sharpness. Thanks
Such a lovely image, excellent pov.
Nature always finds a way, don't you think?
I think the image is quite 'blue' (IMHO), so I have done a WS, I hope you don't mind.
Thank you for posting.
Wonderful constrast between the strength of concrete & steel and the delicate flower. Beautifully composed.
- [2005-07-28 6:22]
I've seen these growing like a weed in NZ Hendrick. So I'll look around and seewhat I can come up with.
I like this photo, I think your POV with the flowers growing through the handle and up the concrete. Good job!
3 weeks later - I've found out its name Hendrik. Look up Cymbalaria muralis / Ivy-leaved Toadflax / Family: Scrophulariaceae.