Yesterday’s Blooms

“Flowers… are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

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Clematis “Miss Bateman” – such simplicity and such beauty

 

“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” – Gerard de Nerval

 

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Bearded Iris ‘Innocent Star’

 

A flower blossoms for its own joy.” – Oscar Wilde

 

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Bearded Iris ‘Raptor Red’ – bold and delicate simultaneously

 

“Where flowers bloom so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson    

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Lupines and catmint
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More lupine
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Anchusa azurea (also known as Italian Bugloss)
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Dianthus gratianopolitanus ‘Firewitch’ – nothing subtle about this color

       

 

     

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