Friday, May 16, 2008

A walk in the garden

I took a walk through my garden today. There is so much in bloom! I love this time of year!

Petunias...
Petunia

Peonies....
Peony


There's an Ant on my Peony

I call this one the Dr Seuss flower! Aren't they weird! Anyone know what they are called? I think they may be related to Alliums...

Dr Suess flowers


Dr Suess flowers


Pink!

Roses



Even dandelions can be beautiful - just so they aren't in my lawn!
Dandelion

10 comments:

bySarah said...

Gorgeous pictures as usual.
It was totally fun to take a walk thru your garden tonight!

Zonda said...

Just breathtaking! Beautiful flowers, hehe..and ant ;)

Lisette M said...

Just beautiful! What are the pink flowers in the first picture?

judy said...

The droopy things are your Dr Suess flowers? I think they're Crown Imperials. I'm not sure since I've never seen one in real life, only in beading :)

Knitting Painter Woman said...

Terrific flowers... not like anything I've seen in Texas... except, of course, the dandelion. And congrats on the Charlotte's Web Shawl. I'm still debating between triangle and rectangle for my next endeavor.

Dallas said...

I don't think I've seen any flowers like any of those in my area. I especially like the pink ones with white spots.

gnomegarden said...

hiya sweets! Lovely yarn and lovely flower pix. That is indeed allium... Allium Mediterranean Bells - Allium siculum (Nectaroscordum). I LOVES allium. Crown Imperial is a type of fritillaria. Another family whilch I have a feeling you'd LOVE-- and that would provide you with loads of awesome photo ops!! Plus Crown Imperial repels moles!! YAY!

check it out
http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&hs=j4k&resnum=0&q=fritillaria&um=1&ie=UTF-8

gnomegarden said...

hIya sweets! That is indeed an allium... Allium Mediterranean Bells - Allium siculum (Nectaroscordum)
I loves allium sooooo much. Another plant family you'd LOVE is Fritillaria, of which the Crown imperial mentioned is a part of. You would get a LOAD of awesom photo ops from them too-- the only check patterned flower I know!!
have a looksee!

http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&hs=j4k&resnum=0&q=fritillaria&um=1&ie=UTF-8

Stacey said...

your garden is STUNNING!!!!!

maitai said...

beautiful flowers! i love peonies!