Lilac



What's the difference between Lilac & Lavender?

Some think it is the same, but, as seen below, there is a difference.

Lilac is a warmer color, closer to the reds/pinks.

Lavender is a coolor color, closer to the blues.


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I also have a posting about the care of lilac bushes on my gardening site.

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15 comments:

mountain.mama said...

How pretty! I too wish I had discovered photography sooner and would dearly love to go to school to learn more. As it is, I'm happy being an amateur.

Carletta said...

Love these little lilac stars!
Lilac and Lavender sounds like the title of a good romance book. :)

My Macro is here: Carletta’s Captures.

Tanja said...

So pretty and delicate macro!

mitt vattenhål said...

Great photos on your blog!
think you would have done great as a photographer :-)

/Christina, Sweden

Arija said...

Nice lilac but it does need feeding.

Tammie Lee said...

Yes indeed there is a difference, complete different plants and similar but different colors.
Your photo is unique and lovely.

Sarah said...

Wonderful shot!! So soft and lovely!!Sarah

mkreider said...

Very nice photo! Where di you get the tag to put "Lilac" on. It's neat.

Rebecca said...

Very pretty

The Laughing Idiot said...

Thanks everyone for the encouraging comments!

I know it appears the lilac is a little weak, but it is a second bloom on a species that I don't think is supposed to re-bloom. The weather has it fooled and it hasn't had but a month or two to generate new seeds.

For MK - As far as my tag under my photos, it is part of a mask I created in PrintShop. The entire frame and tag is placed over my photo and then I add the text to the tag. E-mail me via my contact form & I'll send you a jpg of either the whole thing or just the tag. Let me know.

SquirrelQueen said...

Very pretty, my lilac blooms are long gone. They smell so good I wish they would last longer.

Jientje said...

I think I would call this pink rather than lilac, buèt I agree, it is a very thin line! Lavender is more blue. Great Macro!

storyteller said...

Lovely lilac macro photo ;--)
I didn't play this week but I have participated in the past a few times: My Monday Macros
Hugs and blessings,

Izzy 'N Emmy said...

Very pretty capture.

lisaschaos said...

Sorry I'm so slow getting around! But I bet that lilac smelled great too!