Posts Tagged ‘Flora’

Saffron

See the three little red thread-like stigmas?  That is what is dried to make the spice known as saffron–my mom is growing it in her backyard right now…isn’t it pretty?  Plus, now we know why saffron is so expensive–only three stigmas per flower?!?!

Pokeweed

Oriental Poppy (In Bloom)

Oriental Poppy (Unopened)

Ladybug Eggs on Columbine

Arborvitae

Holly