Part of my fascination with this iris is that the deer leave them alone.
...Realization dawned that I had, in my haste, picked up the wrong spray bottle!
In my zone 5 garden, Corydalis has self-sown in a rock wall and down cracks in the side of a set of cement stairs...
Never plant it where it borders a lawn; it will escape into the grass and be impossible to get rid of!
The process of spiraling is more obvious in some flowers than in others...
Mandevilla flowers are interesting to observe from varied perspectives.
The sun shining through the windows lights up the colors beautifully!
One of the many pleasures of springtime is smelling the perfume of hyacinths...
You can plant these little beauties liberally in beds and rock gardens and naturalize them in other undisturbed spaces.