The agaritas, Mahonia trifoliata, are slowly coming into bloom. Their sweet honey-like fragrance is a magnet for bees.
Here comes the first of the winecups, Callirhoe involucrata. Last year the flowers in this bed were pink, this year purple.
Yesterday the first summer snowflake, Leucojum aestivum, opened. Of course the temperature was 80 degrees." It's summer" they said.
The windflowers, are usually finished blooming by now but there are more than ever this year. it's their year,
Thanks Carol for hosting another Garden Bloggers' Bloom day. Check out what is happening in gardens around the world by visiting Carol at Maydreams.