Spring Flowers

Dwarf Iris Bloom Bravely in the Unpredictable Spring Elements

Solitary mini iris flower bloom in early spring.

Early spring in Colorado is often a contrast of seasons. Blooming is reserved for those that can brave the unpredictable elements. And it’s a favorite time of year to be there when the vibrant Dwarf Iris first emerge. I’ve written about them in previous posts – calling them “Spring’s Little Soldiers” and “Springs Endurance Athletes”.

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Red Riding Hood Native Tulips

A cluster of Red Riding Hood native tulips in rocky garden.

Last but definitely not least in this Native, Wildflower, Botanical and Species Tulips series are Red Riding Hood tulips. With their big scarlet blooms, they too liven up the gardens in spring! To recap we’ve seen Persian Pearl wildflower tulips, dainty, miniature Lady Janes, yellow Candlesticks, and red Species tulips. Unlike the whimsical, tentacle-like foliage of the

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