Goblet flower is an iris-relative native to eastern South America. Each blossom lasts only one day, but an established plant can produce hundreds of flowers in a single summer. As it is also easy to grow, it is no wonder that this plant is a favourite of bulb enthusiasts.
Photographed yesterday afternoon in the South American section of the Alpine Garden, its orange tones mirror the seasonal shift in colours now perceptibly occurring in the garden.
Photography resource link: Learning Photo Composition is a tidy assemblage of images illustrating some “compositional rules” of photography. The author of the site, John Harvey (a local photographer), has also written a few other pieces on Learning Photography.