Spring Festival 2022: Week #9~Roses

A vibrant pink rose in my daughter’s garden… My solitary antique yellow rose… An antique pink from my garden… Another bright pink, this one on my property… And the one that may be my favorite this year and was certainly a surprise, as I’ve never seen this rose before… Linked to Dawn’s Spring Festival 2022…

Chinese Privet

It is absolutely everywhere this year, and it has a lovely scent and beautiful white flowers. I could even smell it this morning while driving down the highway where it grows on both sides of the road. But Chinese Privet is considered to be one of the most widely spread, invasive plants in the southern…

The Mountain Laurel buds have opened

On Thursday, for Dawn’s Spring Festival I posted photos of the Mountain Laurel on my property. A few of the star-like buds had opened, but now most have opened, and they are beautiful! Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Wild iris

In the flower garden where only daffodils were planted, wild iris have shown up in abundance this year. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

“Dance upon the mountains like a flame,” 2022

Flame azaleas grow wild here in the mountains of North Georgia, and I always look forward to seeing them bloom in the spring.  They may very well be my favorite flowers. Unfortunately, the wild azalea shrub outside my kitchen window hasn’t bloomed at all since 2020. However, through the woods on both my property and…

Mountain Witch Alder

Mountain Witch Alder is native to the southeastern United States and has white bottlebrush-like flowers. This beautiful shrub is on my property, almost directly in front of the house. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Spring Festival 2022: Week #5 ~ Loropetalum

In the Witch-Hazel family, Loropetalum is also known as Chinese Fringe Flower. The one on my property grows on the side of the drive that runs along the edge of the woods. Linked to Dawn’s Spring Festival 2022 and to Cee’s Flower of the Day