Thursday, June 20, 2013

Friday's Fences ~ # 86

  These flowers are what attracted me for this shot!!!  Anyone know what they are???  Lucky for me there was a fence in the background!
                                                                       
Wow can't believe it's FF already...time is going way toooooo fast!!!
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37 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

no idea, but they are SO COOL!

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

I don't know what they are either. But they are neat!

Terri said...

Cool- it looks just like candy corn!

Pamela Gordon said...

The flowers are quite amazing and the fence makes a nice backdrop to them. Pam

LV said...

Those flowers would have caught my eye as well. They are not a flower native to Texas so I cannot help you. Some sort of weed. Great accent to the fence.

TexWisGirl said...

okay, i googled 'red and yellow spike flower' and hit it right away. this is the description that i got:

Kniphofia Royal Standard Yellow Orange Flower Spike in Summer

kniphofia royal? what a mouthful!

TexWisGirl said...

found a more common name :

Kniphofia uvaria /Red Hot Poker

alwaysbackroads said...

Absolutely stunning - I love this! Great focus and composition.

Cranberry Morning said...

I don't think I've even seen them in a picture before! What an interesting flower.

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

pretty, perfect ones ... so great!! what a fabulous shot. ( :

Karen S. said...

You were very lucky, these are just awesome flowers.

Dor at Virginia Views said...

The roadside flowers are lovely but so is that big big fence as a wonderful back drop. Great shot!

Nature in the Burbs said...

I just saw these recently too. So pretty.

4RRanch said...

A lot of people around here have those in their yards, we call them Red Hot Pokers.

Ramona said...

What a fabulous shot, We call them Red Hot Pokers. Love it

Gillena Cox said...

have a nice Friday

much love...

MarmePurl said...

Ah...now I know the name of those beautiful spikes I see all around the area here.

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EG CameraGirl said...

We call them poker plants here.:) They are so colourful!

CAROLDEE said...

WOW Those are so unique..never seen them before. How nice and colorful. Great photo!

Linley S said...

Nice pic of fence and Red Hot Pokers. So called because they resemble (wait for it) red hot pokers. Cheers

Cranberry Morning said...

Thanks for the linky party! This week I chose a woven wire fence on our farm. It was put up to create a 18 x 70 dog pen, but we left the dogs in it only once. (I think it was separation anxiety - on my part LOL) We may use it for chickens this summer.

Sue said...

They are Red Hot Pokers, we grow lots in the UK, lovely photo

Tanya Breese said...

what a pretty picture they make!

Liz Needle said...

Great photo. I have never seen Kniphofia growing wild before. Are they a native species over there or escapees from a garden.

Leave It To Davis said...

I don't know what they are, but they are wonderful!!! I want some!

My name is Riet said...

Those flowers look nice against the fence. We see those a lot here too, didn't know the name either

NatureFootstep said...

I spotted this one in CostaRica 3 years ago. It is gorgeous. :)

Nell at njschout said...

Kniphofia or Red Hot poker Plant. Makes for a lovely photo doesn't it! : )

Deb said...

they are amazing...didn't even notice the fence at first...lol

Crafty Gardener said...

red hot pokers

MyMaracas said...

Looks like you got your answer already! I've never seen those here, but they look great against that weathered grey fence.

DawnTreader said...

Wow those flowers look almost unreal with that shift in colour!

nanacathydotcom said...

Red hot pokers! We have loads in the garden, very easy to grow- split them in the Spring and you have lots of plants. The sparrows love the seeds!

nanacathydotcom said...

What a super concept for a linky blog post. I adore fences and I shall certainly be back with some of my favourites!

eileeninmd said...

I love the Red Hot Poker flowers, they are gorgeous. I read the hummingbirds love them! Great shot!

Marie said...

Wonderful red hot pokers! (Know the name because of Theresa! :-) ) Great photo!