Monday, August 3, 2009
Shades of Green ― Maidenhair
This post continues a series about the color green. In Roman mythology Maidenhair fern (Adiantum capillus-veneris) represents the hair of the goddess Venus when she emerged from the sea. When dipped in water fronds of Maidenhair fern do not appear wet.
This is a fern of great delicacy and beauty and a wonderful example of the softer, more tranquil qualities to be found in the color green. For detail and depth of color click on the photo.