Where else would a bee be but at Tudor Place, DC where spring comes early in February? I had no idea! My mouth fell open at the sight! It was definitely a banner year for this early bloomer. The fortunate tree and the gleeful bees took advantage of a shocking break from winter as temperatures hit the 80s. We stood there amazed, in a late February snowfall of pink petals.
It’s not raining violets yet but it is raining! This is first daffodil I’ve seen in bloom this season!
Gold medal for the orchid’s half-pipe! Next contest is to see whether this year’s orchid produces as many blooms as last year’s!
Always remember, you are loved!
Ironweed seedheads are our winter flowers in southern Maryland.
Thoroughwort is a member of the aster family which is a member of the daisy family! What a strange name for such a lovely plant! Here it is in December, chilling out, enjoying bug-free time! I could look at this plant forever!