Despite a six-week dry spell, our spring flowers are continuing their succession of bloom.
A little dryness can’t overcome stored-up water.
The last of the “rogues”, the daffodil/narcissus group, are blooming.
I particularly love bicolors…
And this one, which came in a mix of bulbs purchased a few years ago, is a standout for unusual form.
Farewell daffs, and farewell tulips, too.
There’s nothing like the inside of a tulip.
The fruit trees have been abloom.
The beach plums have been cumuli of white.
On mornings when it’s warm and still, the air around the bushes is fragrant and full of thousands of insect visitors.
Blueberry flowers have inflated.
These blooms are bonanzas for the bumblebees.
Their long tongues can easily reach inside.
Along a stone retaining wall is a patch of white phlox.
By the greenhouse door are purple columbine.
Purples, and blues…
A dozen photos.
To celebrate the flowers that bloom in the spring,