Nature’s Dazzling Dozen of the Week

A new week debuts the next brightly clothed actors at our neighborhood venues. On my walk yesterday, a block away from home I came upon Zuzu’s Petals…

IMG_4079
Crabapple blossoms in the grass Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

On a Madison street parallel to us, lilacs bloom.

IMG_4086
Purple lilac Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

Back home, it may not be a flower, but it is a welcome addition to the garden.

IMG_4099
Green fern Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

Across the street the Allium are about to outstretch their arms.

IMG_4094
Allium buds Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

Heading one block west, a wonderful scent filled the air, crabapple blossoms.

IMG_4088
Crabapple blossoms one block west of us. Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

Back in our yard, a tulip looks for a pollinator.

IMG_4097
Red tulip Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

Thank you, Canadian Anemone you’re a wonderful shade plant.

IMG_4096
Canadian anemone Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

Our dear volunteer crabapple, which was a two foot long stick with no leaves when we arrived, is now over twenty feet tall.

IMG_4106
Pinkish white crabapple blossoms Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

Fairy skirts from our garden.

IMG_4102
Columbine flower Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

Flowers hiding under leaves in the front yard.

IMG_4110
Salomon’s Seal Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

Scandalous red scalloped tulip, our one and only!

IMG_4114
Red scalloped tulip Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

May blooms for June strawberries.

IMG_4076
Strawberry plant blooms Photo: Rebecca Cuningham

It’s almost summer. Which are your favorite summer plants?

Gracias for reading Fake Flamenco and commenting! ¡Olé! –Rebecca

 

 

 

 

fakeflamenco

19 thoughts on “Nature’s Dazzling Dozen of the Week

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s