Effulgent Flowers (Part 4)

I swear, I will stop carrying my camera around for a while. This is the fourth and final in this week's series of posts. These are pictures from around DC in the past few weeks.



This flower is in a yard only a block or two away from my apartment. The yard is surprisingly full and beautiful, but this was the best flower, in my opinion. It was nice to see such a yard in an area that doesn't boast much in the way of landscaping.


This is my lemon basil, flowering in my planter box! I need to use it up before it gets worse. The flavour is already getting off, but the flowers are pretty, so I'm torn.


This flower looks like a peach! I want to go buy some peaches and make a pie. I made a blueberry pie the other night, and it was wonderful.


What is this, a double-flowered zinnia? Awesome!


I have come to love Hibiscus. Giant flowers, giant plants, such awesome colours... I can't wait to have a yard!


Well, maybe I don't need a yard. This is the "Evening Sun" sunflower at Mr. Yogato. Before someone ripped most of the plant and its neighbour out of the ground.


Bookmark the permalink. RSS feed for this post.

One Response to Effulgent Flowers (Part 4)

  1. Brutal vandalism. I am sooo sorry. Such a gorgeous colour.

    BTW, can you show us a picture of that wall behind there, with all that greenery. Are they vines like virginia creeper?

    And that double-headed zinnia.That looks like another case of fasciation. I would love to know what the stem looks like: that could give us a clue. You are lucky to have so much growing round you. Who needs a garden?

    Not being a veggie person, I have enjoyed your flower show.

    ReplyDelete

Search

Swedish Greys - a WordPress theme from Nordic Themepark. Converted by LiteThemes.com.