Flower Transformations

Showy Milkweed Plants – Friend to Butterflies and Bees!

Showy milkweed with little bee flying away.

Showy milkweed plants are a bit of an unlikely subject one would seek out to photograph. The plant itself with its broad, velvety, green leaves is not necessarily a standout. However, as I learned, Milkweeds are considered classic American wildflowers. Before they undergo their unique transformation to alien looking pods, their nubby pink buds given …

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Pasque Flowers Transformation

Purple Pasque flower transitioning to seed head.

The Pasque flower transformation has begun! And it’s a unique sight indeed! The wondrous, colorful spring tulips are now winding down. Our late season snow, cool temps and moisture appears to have produced a bumper crop. Even the grounds-keepers of my fav garden to photograph noted the abundance of botanical and wildflower tulips this year. …

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