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Under the influence of Georgia O’Keeffe (3)

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March 12, 2017 · 8:00 am

The Gracious Lady of Spring

Perhaps the most beautifully ‘designed’ flower in the Spring garden is the Aquilegia.  For balance of shapes, clarity of lines, elegance and lightness it is unsurpassed.

 

 

(Previously posted in May 2011)

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More from the flower garden in June

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Around the flower garden in early June

Many of the plants in the flower borders seem to have been completely disorientated by the cold, wet Spring.  Several that should be in full bloom  –  for instance, roses and poppies  –  are still in bud, or are only just coming into flower.  Nevertheless, there are some attractive pockets of colour, as the following selection confirm:

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Portraits of two friends

 

These are two good friends of mine whose company I have enjoyed in the garden over the past two weeks or so.

Iris sibirica

Aquilegia

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The Gracious Lady of Spring

Perhaps the most beautifully ‘designed’ flower in the Spring garden is the Aquilegia.  For balance of shapes, clarity of lines, elegance and lightness it is unsurpassed.

Aquilegia

See also Poppy Days, Blue Iris, Garden in June, Lupins after rain

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