Sorbus vilmorinii (Rosaceae)

Sorbus vilmorinii (Vilmorin's Rowan). Originating from China, this species was intrododuced into Europe by the Abbé Delavay in 1889 when he sent seeds to the Vilmorin nursery in France. Grown as an ornamental species in a garden in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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  • James Rose 8y

    White rowan?
  • Stephen Buchan 8y

    As the season progresses the fruits go from dark maroon to a range of pink-blushed white tones on each cluster of berries.
  • Foxglove 8y

    ah this is very "zen"-ish, especialy at this time of night:
    lichen-people: mmmmm think it may have been "skateraw" next to torness nuclear power station:
    the "glowing" rock photo "meditation" was also taken there (ha!)
  • Stephen Buchan 8y

    It was around noon with some long shadows approaching from the autumn sun angle. Exposing for the white in the berries dropped the midtones. Glad you saw the Zen!
  • Geneviève Nys 7y

    Beautifully taken - explained - Thanks ....
    Very nice -clear - nice exposure , with a touch of shadows , here .
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Taken on October 6, 2007
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