~~Cherry Blossoms -- Pretty in Pink!! ~~ Victoria BC~~

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Comments (14)

~~West Coast Sharon~… on April 14, 2009

Happy Spring to my Pano Friends. While I was in Victoria, BC there were the most beautiful flowering Cherry trees. Sharon

~~West Coast Sharon~… on April 14, 2009

I am pretty sure the name of the Cherry Tree is Prunus serrulata Kwanzan (Kanzan) Cherry blossoms. If I am wrong would someone let me know. Thanks, Sharon

Olga I. Yakovenko on April 14, 2009

Sharon, they are wonderful these trees! I am surprised with their so pink colour, as our cherries are white, Olga

~~West Coast Sharon~… on April 15, 2009

Hi Olga. I had seen very pale pink flowers before. I do not think they were fruiting cherry trees, just ornamental trees. I put a link above to show the different types. You have become a very special visitor for me. I wish to thank you for taking time to comment on my photos. Maybe you can upload a picture of your white cherry trees. Talk to you later. Thanks again, Sharon

top spotter on April 15, 2009

Hi shaeurpb A beautiful capture of this Cherry Blossom. I have a Weeping Cherry in my back Garden.A Y* for the Blossom it looks to be loaded with it.Regards Alan

Steve Paxton on April 15, 2009

i would love to be down south at the cherry orchard for just such a photo. very nice steve

~~West Coast Sharon~… on April 16, 2009

Hi Alan and Steve. I had never seen so much Pink in one place in my entire life. Tree after tree and street after street just loaded with pink blossoms. I do not think they were the fruiting variety. I tried to look them up on the net, I put a link above. Thanks for looking and the nice comments. Sharon

Manoo G on April 24, 2009

Spring is in the air..what a heavily blossomed tree. It is full of colour but will only last for few days before leaves takes over. Greta shot Sharon.

Regards Manoo

~~West Coast Sharon~… on April 24, 2009

Hi John and Manoo. I loved the blossoms on this tree. We have now finished the blossom stage in Southern California. This week it was more like summer than spring. Between 95 and 105. Yesterday a little cool down, thank goodness. Have a great weekend to come. Sharon

whiterosee on April 26, 2009

Lovely colors.....greetings.....M Y c o N T e s T.....

~~West Coast Sharon~… on April 29, 2009

Good morning Whiterosee. Sorry it took so long to get back to you and your wonderful comments. I do love the blossoms and have gone to your contest photo and it is a magnificent tree. I will go there directly and vote. Thanks again for visiting and good luck to you. Sharon

MioaraP on May 1, 2009

Wonderful colors!

Greetings, Maria from Romania

~~West Coast Sharon~… on May 1, 2009

Hello Maria. I loved the colors of the blossoms on this great tree also. There were street after street of these trees completely full of pink flowers. Some day I wish to visit Europe and see your beautiful country. Maybe some day before I get too old. Thanks for commenting on my photos and best to you. Sharon

~~West Coast Sharon~… on May 15, 2009

Thank you JJ I just went to your contest photo to look and there is no button. Sharon

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on April 14, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by ~~West Coast Sharon~…
    • Camera: SONY CYBERSHOT
    • Taken on 2008/04/30 17:16:21
    • Exposure: 0.005s (1/200)
    • Focal Length: 8.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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