A Slice of Life 2012

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Dangerous January 20, 2012

Filed under: 52/366 Challenge — Tammy @ 8:00 am
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It is hard to believe that a plant with this beautiful of a bloom can be so dangerous.  This is an Oleander and it produces a poisonous substance that is often implicated in many murders and accidental deaths.


15 Responses to “Dangerous”

  1. Steve Says:

    Did someone give you the Ladybird Book of Deadly Plants for Xmas 😉

  2. thello Says:

    It’s good to know this, we have some oleanders, and I like them. Love your image, too, it’s very well done.

  3. John & Lois Says:

    Beautiful photo of the oleander with the shallow depth of field.
    The framing is perfect.

  4. danudin Says:

    No where near as Dangerous as a WoW Syster on a broomstick! Hubble Bubble Toil and Trouble.

  5. Kala Says:

    Lovely selective focus in this shot. I remember reading where women would put the leaves in tea to poison their husbands!

  6. Iris (Rose) Says:

    with so many flowers on the trees it is lovely to see it as an isolated bloom, nice framing too.

  7. Kathryn Says:

    Very nice – wonderful dog.

  8. Kathryn Says:

    NOT DOG! I meant dof -depth of field.

  9. Bobbie Says:

    So here’s the cover for a book where the oleander is the murder weapon.

  10. hmca14 Says:

    Don’t know that I’ve seen one of these before….certainly lovely to look at!

  11. PC PHOTO Says:

    This plant is everywhere in landscapes here, I had no idea their lovely allure comes with a price.

  12. Cathy Says:

    Beautiful flower, well photographed and the framing makes it really stand out.

  13. Deena Says:

    How could something that pretty be so dangerous?! Wonderful image witha great presentation.

  14. bonniegunkel Says:

    Wow, I have never heard of this beauty, or it dangers. Interesting! Great shot.

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