Tag Archives: seasonal blooms

A Walk in the Park

It’s been a strange July around here this summer … if that’s what you want to call it. Temperatures have been below normal, along with cloudy and sometimes rainy skies. It’s been more like “June gloom” than anything else. Today … Continue reading

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Glorious Blooms!

I forgot about the many floral photos that I took several days ago. So here we go, again! Enjoy these images of many spring season plants and flowers, to include Rhododendrons, Trout Lilies, Jack-in-the-Pulpit plant, Magnolia. All photo copyright of … Continue reading

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Beautiful and Fragrant Mountain Fire

Pieris japonica One of the most beautiful, blossoming plants of the spring season is the Mountain Fire (Pieris japonica), sometimes referred to as Mountain Fire Lily of the Valley or Japanese Andromeda. When you walk by these plants, you’ll notice … Continue reading

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Rhododendron Season

The rhododendron is the State flower of Washington. And, boy, do we flaunt them! You find them everywhere! They are so gorgeous and bloom all spring season. And with that, I will dedicate this blog to our State flower, with … 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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