The crabapple “Prairiefire” is a torch of color in the mid-spring. The small tree is filled with dark pink blossoms. This is more of an ornamental tree, as the crabapples are really no more than ¼” across and do not make a mess below. It turns a nice fall color too.
Every year I can’t wait for the tree peony to bloom. It’s large blossoms are about 6″ across and look so delicate. The tree peony is different from herbaceous peonies, as it is more like a small shrub.
The ribes, or native currant, is a shrub with beautiful pink flowers in the spring. It does not have a fragrance of such, but the pink blossoms are so welcome in the spring!
The Easter-colored pale perfection of the apricot colored hellebore. Each bloom has a slightly different coloring, making the flower’s uniqueness even more so.
The beautiful camellia. Shown against a backdrop of alders, the camellia sits on the edge of the woods in my backyard. A bright spot of color in dappled shade. It’s only fault? No fragrance. But it’s rose-like blooms are so delicate and pretty.
I’m so happy that living coral has been chosen as the Pantone “color of the year” as it is my favorite happy color. And it just happens to be the color we chose for our business logo too (Flaunt Boots.) Here are a few photos I’ve used with my happy color! This is my…
Rainy Work Day
Ah, November! A time of cozy blankets, warm fires, rainy days, and pumpkin flavored everything.