Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Making a comeback

Our temperatures have returned to normal, and the breeze is blowing from the bay and ocean. Hooray! Best of all, my red poppies are making a comeback. This is what I saw early this morning looking out the window. About 10-12 poppies blooming at one time. In the background are the yellow marguerite daisies.
Here is a close-up view of one of the poppies from this morning.
And here is a closer view of the yellow marguerite daisies.
And I thought you would like to see both kinds of marguerite daisies -- the plain yellow ones and the two-tone ones.


Red said...

well, now we know the heat didn't kill those red poppies... just the petals of the already bloomed ones

Ruth said...

The flowers in your last 2 posts are lovely. Nature is so resilient.

KGMom said...

Woooo--that poppy red hits you right smack in the eye. Gorgeous brilliant colors.

Mary C said...

Hi Red - I'm sure glad the plant didn't die. Amazing how it is still putting out more blossoms, and more to come provided the temps stay normal.

Hi Ruth - thanks. It is amazing how resilient nature can be. We have found that out first hand. A couple winters ago we had a long cold spell (below freezing) and we lost a number of plants in our front yard. But a few came back, some which we didn't think would make a comeback.

Hi Donna - Thanks. It's something about the color of red that can really pop out at you.

RuthieJ said...

Those poppies are beautiful! It must be great to have so many flowers blooming already this spring.


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