Tag Archives: flowers

Purple, the New Autumn Color!

Colchicum autumnale Well, not exactly new! But in my area of the world, these lovely, purple flowers are commonly grown in local gardens. They are the Autumn Crocus, also called Meadow Saffron and Naked Lady. The Latin name is Colchicum … Continue reading

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Colorful August Gardens

It’s August! And flower gardens are blooming in delicious colors! One of my favorites is the Black Eyed Susan. They radiant so much warmth and cheer with their golden yellow color! I love how the blue Salvia are mixed in … Continue reading

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Summer Gardens

Summer is definitely here in the Pacific Northwest, and the flower gardens show it! I strolled about in some of the local gardens the past few days and here is what I found. Oriental Lilies Red Asian Lilies Flowering Hosta … Continue reading

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A Stroll Through the Gardens

It’s amazing how much one can miss in just a few weeks when photographing floral gardens during peak bloom times. One of my local favorites to visit throughout the bloom season is Point Defiance Park Gardens. I was just there … Continue reading

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Floral Show Stoppers

It’s getting near the end of the spring bloom season in a lot of gardens. The rhododendrons are hardy, though, and can bloom well into June. As a lot of my blog followers know, I frequent a favorite garden of … Continue reading

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