I thought the colors and patterns of this blackberry lily (also known as a leopard lily) looked like they were painted on.
I was taking a photo of this brilliantly colored
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zinnia Mexican sunflower when I noticed a tiny spider sitting on the edge of the stamen.
I went to Olbrich Botanical Gardens today to see what’s blooming. I found black eyed susans, bee balm, and cone flowers.
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Summer has definitely arrived. The daylilies are popping up everywhere.
Ants are working hard at helping my peony flowers open up.
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It’s peak blossoming time for all the fruit trees in the neighborhood. Sure smells fresh and sweet around here.
I came across this tulip at Olbrich Botanical Gardens. Isn’t it a beauty? I love the color combination.
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You’ve got to enjoy these now, soon they’ll be just a spring memory.