A purple surprise in my yard---Spring !!

zeffyrose_pa6b7(6b7)March 6, 2006

I know this picture is a bit blurry---I'm NOT a photographer but I just wanted to share.

These little flowers just made me happy.

Florence

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wolfe15136(z6 PA)

OOOOO!!!!

    Bookmark   March 6, 2006 at 2:32PM
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Four_Seasons(Zone 6)

Ahhhhhh!!!

    Bookmark   March 6, 2006 at 10:20PM
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earthlydelights(6 pushing 7)

i feel ya florence. my yellows are going crazy. (don't mind the not yet cleaned up for spring look)

    Bookmark   March 6, 2006 at 11:10PM
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chescobob(z6b SEPA)

Nice little flowers. My daphne is full of blooms and I think this week's warmth is going to make it bloom. It will be the first time this daphne made it to March with healthy buds.

    Bookmark   March 6, 2006 at 11:24PM
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Pipersville_Carol(z6 Bucks PA)

Mmmm, crocuses. Thanks for sharing the pix.

    Bookmark   March 10, 2006 at 11:52AM
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geoforce(z7a SE PA)

I also was surprised last week to find the crocus in bloom. Mine were variety "Blue Pearl" which are far from blue, but are sort of pearly looking.

I was even more surprised and more than a bit ticked-off this week to find about a dozen of them pulled up by the roots. Not eaten, just pull up and spit out. Leaves were a bit mangled, but corms were intact. I replanted them, though they will be horribly set back even if they do survive.

George

    Bookmark   March 10, 2006 at 2:01PM
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zeffyrose_pa6b7(6b7)

George---I'm sorry to hear that-----Some critters can do a lot of damage-----

I have little single purple crocus all over my yard. They are so pretty.

Florence

    Bookmark   March 10, 2006 at 2:04PM
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nick_17815_pa(NE_PA z6)

Thanks for the pics :o)
I hope to see some color in my gardens soon!

    Bookmark   March 10, 2006 at 2:05PM
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mgood4u(z6-PA)

I have some big orange ones. Nothing makes me happier than seeing them peeking up! My purples aren't up yet though. I wonder why.........Dawn

    Bookmark   March 10, 2006 at 3:39PM
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nick_17815_pa(NE_PA z6)

I found some color, A lonley crocus in the front garden!
:o)

    Bookmark   March 11, 2006 at 7:31PM
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