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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Submitted: Friday, 7th April, 2017 17:10 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 6th April, 2017
Focal length: 6 mm
Shutter speed: 1/80 sec
Aperture: F1.8
ISO: 100
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