my kind of spring

i hope the winter-like spring in my part of the world is over.  after a cold and rainy week, the clouds finally gave way to plenty of sunshine and warm temperature. this past weekend was simply gorgeous, my kind of spring is finally here! the kids were out playing. birds tweeting. daylight is much longer and life springing up everywhere. the peony stalks of reddish tint are sprouting, clematis’ new vines are growing. soon, there’ll be colors in our little garden.  my heart sings!

this exquisite flower greeted me at work this morning…

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27 Responses to my kind of spring

  1. nowathome says:

    Beautiful! Looks like a pincushion to me

  2. Sue Slaght says:

    Such a beautiful and unusual flower Lola. Spring is like a miracle in its wondrous rebirth!

  3. Amy says:

    How wonderful to have this beautiful greeting you at work! 😍

  4. And that is a beautiful one! Have a lovely week 🙂

  5. Mabel Kwong says:

    What a lovely greeting at work. A good start to the day. Hope there is more sunshine your way, Lola. Take care 😊

  6. v4vikey says:

    Such a lovely and unique flower!

  7. Really beautiful !!!!

  8. Such a spectacular flower, Lola. We get these flowers in South Africa too. Happy springtime to you. 🙂

  9. ventisqueras says:

    è veroi è bellissima la tua primavera, è una regina con la corona d’oro! 🙂

  10. hungrydai says:

    I was expecting bright sunshine this morning but when I opened the shutters the sky was dark and it was pouring. I’m still hoping it will be a great day so I can go out somewhere.

  11. arlene says:

    wow, how lovely!

  12. Leya says:

    Wonderful flower – great shot! And how i would like it if my kind of spring would show up here as well…

  13. restlessjo says:

    What a fabulous plant! Jude would be proud of that for her macros. 🙂

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