Last year, I tried to show the tiny flower of the Common Beard-heath, photographing it against a ruler, so it was possible to see just how small. Unfortunately, the lens I had at the time was not powerful enough to show the intricate detail of the flower and buds. I’m happy to report that the … Continue reading Common Beard-heath (Leucopogon virgatus)
I’ve been trying to think of a clever way of showing the size of the beard-heath flowers, but in the end I resorted to a ruler. At least it is then a precise measurement rather than an approximation of size. The most tricky part was to position the ruler where it was visible, but not … Continue reading Beard-Heath and Sundews: Sizing them up
With tiny flowers, hardly more than 2 mm across when fully open, I was lucky to see the Common Beard-Heath, let alone photograph it clearly without a macro lens. This is my first effort at capturing the fluffy petals (with the assistance of Photoshop to enlarge the flower). Today is a clear sunny day, so … Continue reading Common Beard-heath Leucopogon virgatus (Labill.) R. Br.