Purple Berries

Not very fall-like, but I captured these berries not too long ago. I was totally drawn to the vivid purple color.

Purple Berries

Purple and green is one of my favorite color combinations, and always reminds me of a bathing suit I bought in my early teens. A one piece, with purple and green diagonal stripes, purchased from the Spiegel Catalog through the mail - one of the first mail order purchases for me. I remember feeling quite out of my comfort zone with that color combination - perhaps it was a departure from the style of that time. But so I digress.

The trees here have reached their peak and I need to get out there with my camera before it's all gone!

Edited to add: The plant photographed is a Callicarpa or Beautyberry, a shrub found mainly in the South.

Lisa RedWillow~ a Beauty seeker  – (October 30, 2013 at 8:05 AM)  

It really is one of my fav colors also. Just beautiful.

Diane Cayton-Hakey  – (October 30, 2013 at 6:03 PM)  

It is a great color combination. I remember shopping in a Spiegel store as a child.

Nancy Claeys  – (October 31, 2013 at 4:39 AM)  

Amazing color -- one you don't see often in Autumn.

Diane  – (November 3, 2013 at 9:26 PM)  

what a delightful story. I love that colour combination too

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