Flowers & Plants 4


Found this beautiful little group of Fall Crocuses in a local park, also known as Naked Ladies or Colchicum ‘The Giant’ (Colchicum giganteum).


A little late Sunflower captured in my backyard.


A blooming Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) captured in a local park. Radial Blur added.


A blooming Windflower, also known as Japanese Anemone (Anemone hupehensis), captured in my backyard.


The last Windflower or Japanese Anemone (Anemone hupehensis) to bloom this year.


Some Windflowers, also known as Japanese Anemones (Anemone hupehensis), just about to bloom.


The characteristic shape of a mature female Hemp plant (Cannabis sativa), captured in my backyard.


Withering Poppy seed capsules, just waiting for the wind to do the final job of spreading the seeds.


Close-up of the seed capsule of an Oriental Poppy, captured shortly after the petals had dropped off.


Not all Poppies are plain red.


A blooming Oriental Poppy gently swaying in the evening breeze.


A group of huge Oriental Poppies in full bloom.


A huge Oriental Poppy bud just about to burst open.


A huge Oriental Poppy bud just about to burst open.


Oriental Poppy buds captured in the early morning light.


Even long after having dropped its blooms, the Columbine’s withering leaves keep looking attractive.


Even long after having dropped its blooms, the Columbine’s withering leaves keep looking attractive.


Even long after having dropped its blooms, the Columbine’s withering leaves keep looking attractive.


Oddly, I’ve noticed that some of my withered Columbines have 10 seed tubes instead of the normal five.


Another Columbine variant (Aquilegia vulgaris) captured in my backyard.


A beautiful pastel-shaded Columbine captured in the soft evening light.


Another Columbine variant (Aquilegia vulgaris) captured in my backyard.


A white Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris) captured in my backyard on a grey and overcast day.


Another Columbine variant (Aquilegia vulgaris) captured in my backyard.


Another little beauty captured in my backyard.


Another Columbine variant (Aquilegia vulgaris) captured in my backyard.


Close-up of a dark purple Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris) captured in the soft evening light.


The first Columbines (Aquilegia Vulgaris) have just started to shoot 🙂


Watched in awe for a couple of hours this huge Poppy (Papaver orientale) slowly unfolding.


Close-up of a huge Poppy bud belonging to a species called Beauty of Livermere (Papaver orientale), I believe.


Some huge Poppy buds belonging to a species called Beauty of Livermere (Papaver orientale), I believe.


Some huge Poppy buds are emerging in my backyard these days. I believe they are called Beauty of Livermere (Papaver orientale).


The Poppy season seems to start a little earlier this year.


The characteristic shape of a sprouting Hemp plant (Cannabis sativa), captured in my ‘wild corner’.


A blooming Grass Lily or Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum) captured in my backyard. They tend to hide in the tall grass; hence the title.


One of my only three Tulips about to wake up.


A small group of my favourite Crocuses about to open up.


I’ve been following this little group of Crocuses ever since they started to pop up, but the blooms never opened fully up. Not even when the sun was out.
A couple of days later, they were all gone. Perhaps they didn’t like the unusual mild Winter we’ve had this year…


Keeping a watchful eye on this little group of Crocuses to follow their progression.


Keeping a watchful eye on this little group of Crocuses to follow their progression.


A solitary Snowdrop slowly opening up in the warm and soft morning light.


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