Pink in the Park

These bright pink flowers, known as echinacea, are growing at the southernmost tip of Manhattan.

I found them thriving — safely away from tourists’ feet — behind an iron fence in a quiet corner of busy Battery Park.

By the way, in case you were wondering … no, these images weren’t Photoshopped (I don’t even own Photoshop). Mother Nature gave the flowers that color, not me.

Echinacea in Battery Park

Echinacea behind iron fence


NYC Department of Parks & Recreation: Battery Park
The Battery Conservancy


3 Responses to Pink in the Park

  1. Olivier says:

    un post de poésie dans ce monde de brute, la couleur est surprenante, ce rose est presque fluorescent.

    a post poetry in this world of gross color is amazing, this pink is almost fluorescent.


  2. photowannabe says:

    Beautiful shot Annula. Great color and texture. There is certainly no need for photoshop here.


  3. The colors are really intense and vibrant. Good job!!


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