Face of Honesty

honestyface-201405An anthropomorphic seed pod from the flower Honesty.

I struggled to photograph this seed pod as it was very close to the hedge and I had to get between it and the hedge to get the backlit effect.

I would say the pod looks rather pensive ……. definitely in thought somewhere or another ….. or perhaps bemused at my sudden appearance  …..

25 thoughts on “Face of Honesty

    1. 🙂 It would make a wonderful character in a children’s book of magic gardens! Perhaps we could see how many more characters we could find between us! A joint trans-atlantic adventure!


  1. I don’t think I’ve ever seen an image of Honesty, except late in the autumn. This is a fascinating image on so many levels – but chiefly because of that ‘expression’ on the face. Brilliant!


    1. It’s a wonderful expression, isn’t it?! The seeds are usually arranged like dots on a domino in patterns of 6 or 8. I will check to see if the seeds have moved at all in this pod.


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