Tag Archives: irises

A Bloom Here, a Bloom There

With summer officially upon us, one wouldn’t expect to find many traditional spring flowers still hanging around. But if you walk among the forested trails of some gardens, you just might be surprised as to what’s still blooming.  Back I … Continue reading

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Springtime Botanical Beauties

I spend quite a bit of time photographing flowers in local gardens during the spring, as many of my blog followers have already noticed. Here are some lovely flowers that have recently raised their faces to the sun. Chandelier Primulas … Continue reading

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Are They Blue, or are They Purple?

Visit any garden park this time of year, and you’ll most likely find plenty of people armed with their cameras, looking for that elusive floral shot: the one with the most intense colors and largest blooms. But wait, don’t snap … Continue reading

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Iris, Dear Iris!

It’s getting near the end of the spring flower season, but a few species are still blooming in full color here in the Pacific Northwest…of note, the Rhododendron. We have some of the most abundant, huge and beautifully blossomed Rhodies … Continue reading

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