Purple Blossoms


Purple is the color of the day in my garden. A carpet of phlox appeals to chicken little.


The lupin is in full glorious bloom,


attracting big, fat, bumbling, bumble bees


who shy away from my attention,


and the less flashy honey bees who are single-minded about their jobs.


The lilacs are just opening, enticing the butterflies with their heady scent


as well as the honey bees.


My chives are flourishing – they are popping up everywhere.


This bearded iris is this year’s addition to the garden.


Even the weed blossoms are purple.

I love purple.

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2 Responses to Purple Blossoms

  1. Lisa Ludlow says:

    What a beautiful post. The bees are wonderful with their legs full of pollen. Here in Mississippi we are in the thick of early summer with tropical rains and blooming roses, banana plants are coming and all kinds of morning glories coming up from last year. Thank you for a great blog!

  2. Darlene P. says:

    This post is lovely! I so very much enjoy the beautiful photos . . .

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