Saturday, March 27, 2021

Bluebell Beauties

Virginia Bluebells are best enjoyed up close. The flowers are tiny, while the foliage is vast in comparison. Until a friend tried to get them established in her back yard several years ago, I was completely oblivious to this delicate native beauty. I watched my friend’s efforts with interest. 

Fast forward to now, and here I am enjoying my own several plants, newly-established. 

The pink buds blend into the blue of the delicate bells as tie-dyed cloth. A captivating cascade, facing downward from several sturdy stems, contrasts against the bright Spring green of the saucer-like leaves. I hope tomorrow’s rain does not disturb them.


  1. Those are lovely! Nice pictures too!

  2. Here is everything you need to write your ode when we get to the poetry unit!

  3. These are just gorgeous! I must have some for myself! Yes, definitely ode material.


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