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Friday, March 06, 2015

Early Spring Sparaxis

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This is another one of those harbinger-of-Spring flowers that will pop up anytime in February or March. They are a sweet indication that Spring is just around the corner - and, yes, I do purposefully capitalize Spring; it's been a long time coming for so many.

Sparaxis are easy-growing, care free little bulbs that will drop their bulblets at the end of the season, which will then sprout and multiply for the following Spring. They come in myriad colors and patterns, seem to be slug-proof and deer-proof, and will bring a spot of much needed color to late winter/early spring.




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2 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Exquisite flower/color and a delightful capture as always. I do love the scene in your header, Christine! Gorgeous! Hope you have a lovely weekend!

Paz said...

What a welcome sight! I can't wait for spring. :-)