It’s only 4° today and and almost feels as if it could snow. Despite this shock to the system, the forest is starting to wake up. Our favorite park is actually a protected wildflower sanctuary and normally there are hundreds of trilliums by now. Today we found only one, but the ground cover is greening up and I’m sure more trilliums will show up soon. The forecast is for two more days of cold and then temperatures in the twenties. Now that will get the flowers growing.
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I love these flowers! It was them and trout lilies that were signs of spring for me.
Beautiful photo. And yay for trilliums!
Ice Swimmer says
I love the curls and the twists in the leaves.
Nerd of Redhead, Dances OM Trolls says
Checked on the shady perennials I planted last year today. Most seem to be coming up in spite of a bad winter (extremely cold without ground cover with snow). I need to buy and plant more of those varieties. Well worth the effort/expense.