Sunday, April 5, 2009

Today's Flowers--Hyacinth

A year ago this weekend, I was home recuperating from a surgery performed the previous Friday. By Tuesday, I was back in the hospital, and on Wednesday enduring yet another surgery. As a result, last year I missed all the spring flowers, and many other things. So, to say I’m enjoying getting out and seeing the spring flowers this year is a mild understatement.

Flowers from Friday

A Hyacinth bud


Just starting to bloom


In full bloom


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15 comments:

2sweetnsaxy said...

Nice series of the progressive growth. I'm glad you won't be missing the Spring flowers this year. :-) Enjoy!

Leora said...

I'm glad this year you can appreciate spring flowers all the more. Love the hyacinths. Mine is just beginning to "spread its wings."

Tarolino said...

Lovely sequence from buds to fully opened glorious flowers and also glad it happened before your move. The scent of these hyacinths are so rich and strong.

Tink *~*~* said...

I like the way they are a different shade of blue at the base of each blossom.

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Judy said...

I love the series, the way we can see the hyacinth opening!
And the pelicans in the next post! I had not known how they caught fish (okay, to be honest, it had never occurred to me)! Or that the white and the brown do it differently!
And I like the 13 striped ground squirrel. I thought it was a chipmunk till I read the writing. I like the photo of the little beast in the ice? or rocks? I think I can see his body through the ice, is all. I can fully understand why you love that shot!

Arija said...

The development of a Hyacinth from stepped bud to full perfumed floower is one of the delights of spring. Beautiful photos.

Denise said...

These are wonderful, lovely colors of spring. Thank you for sharing them.

Blossom said...

Lovely. They do resemble the water hyacinth. Thanks for sharing.

Ebie said...

Now I know the name of this flower, hyacinth. I have seen them a lot lately.

Luiz Santilli Jr said...

Hi Keyleen,

Wonderful blue flowers!
Thanks for posting for TODAY'S FLOWERS!
Hope to see you every weeks!

Luiz

Naturegirl said...

Your Spring display is stunning photography! Wishing you great health!

Reader Wil said...

Lovely colour! I have exactly the same hyacinths in my front garden! I hope that you fully recovered from your surgery last year! Thanks for your visit.

fishing guy said...

Kayleen: Quite a beautiful site, mine are still a week or two from showing off their colors. We are getting snow today.

Day4plus said...

Oh so beautiful and they smaell so good too. I am glad you get to enjoy spring this year. MB

ROSIDAH said...

I hope the surgery went on well and you are in good health now. The hyacinth is such a beautiful flower. Best wishes.