Monday, April 11, 2011

The Lingering "L" - or "The Rest of the Story"

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Last week I posted the ABC Meme
from the Library.
Lingeringly I
Longed to
Lavish you
from my

Lovingly I now present
Spring's Labor:

Muscari (grape hyacinth)

daffodil - name unknown

pink Grape Hyacinth with Siberian Squill in background

Primula 'Primadiente Rose' Chinese primrose

Leucojum aestivum Summer Snowflake (I think)



Dicentra spectabilis - Bleeding Heart

Azure blue Grape Hyacinth

Mertensia virginica Virginia Bluebells

Helleborus 'Pink Lady'

Pulmonaria - Lungwort 'Baby Blue'

Dicentra spectabilis- Bleeding heart- 'Alba'

Mukdenia rossi 'Crimson Fans'

Checkered Lily

Pulmonaria - Lungwort - 'Raspberry Splash'
Daffodil 'Tete-a-Tete' and Grape Hyacinth

And lastly, but not leastly ;-)
another admirer of Spring's bounty!
(look closely to the right of the hyacinth)

This incomplete compendium does not include the Wildflowers. :-)

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Roger Owen Green said...

lovely all!
oh, and yeah for libraries!

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

Shady Gardener said...

Absolutely! Thanks, Roger.

Dave@TheHomeGarden said...

Lots to look at! The spring bloomers are really flourishing!

Shady Gardener said...

Hi Dave, After watching YOU and all your cohorts a bit south of us, I'm very happy! ;-)

troutbirder said...

Gorgeous. I do think you southern most Iowans are at least two weeks ahead of us. Just a few crocus blooming here today. :)

Shady Gardener said...

Troutbirder, You're right. My dad always said, "A week for every 100 miles." So that's pretty close.