Peeping Beauty, (flowers just opening)

Challenge #247 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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In this nature challenge, show us flower buds JUST as they are starting to open their petals, the centre of their blooms ALMOST visible, their beauty nearly ready to display itself to the world. The flower bud/buds should be still in their natural environment. Insects or other small creatures may be present in your entry but must not dominate the picture. Minimal evidence of man, pets, or man-made constructions. SIZE DOES MATTER: 1,600 pixels on the longer side.
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The little sexy tongue
Waking up to a new dawn.
Jewelry line
Poppy is about to bloom
Spring snowflake (Leucojum vernum)
Protea
First One Out
Virginia Bluebells
Yellow Rose Buds-1137
Dewed Lily Bud
Love
Bleeding Heart Blooming
Emerging poppy
Wake up little Daisy...
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New Cactus Bloom
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Peach Blossom Awakening.
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