Last Week’s (and some of this week’s) Plants in Bloom

Remember last week I forgot my camera when I went to my Mom’s house, but I used her camera, and finally brought the photos home. Okay, so last week the Quince flowers were open:

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And the rhododendrons were beautiful (the heat killed the blossoms way too fast this year):

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And the azaleas (same deal with the blossoms and the heat):

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And gaznia, which the woodchucks promptly ate (grrrr):

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And Solomon’s Seal (I wanted a macro of these, but I didn’t use Mom’s camera right to get a good macro):

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And this week, I started taking photos and then it started raining so I didn’t get to finish. Here’s some flowers from the Weigela shrub. The first one has a little bee inside:

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The beautiful German Iris we planted last fall are starting to blossom:

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I enjoy iris buds, too:

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A different view of some of the ferns:

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And then the storm hit (wind and rain):

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As I was planting seeds this damselfly was flitting about, making it really hard to get a good photo – this was the best I could do:

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