Grape Hyacinth is another childhood favorite, like dandelions, only these are squeaky when you roll the little round blossoms between your fingers. And the resulting sticky stuff is purple! Oh, yes – and people seem to object more when you pick them, as opposed to dandelions, to which people mainly object if you get the sticky stuff on the upholstery… my friend Wendy says her mother called dandelions “the children’s flower” because no one cared if you picked them and pulled them apart!
It has been a dark spring, but finally we have had a few warmer days recently. But thus the dark background, which I quite like. Contrast is something I plan to experiment with more.