Friday, December 15, 2017

Persisting

Some plants just won't give up. On Tyee Spit, the rosebushes are bare sticks, the Queen Anne's lace is reduced to dry, brown heads on empty stalks. Only the grass is green; the blades will stay green, even sleeping under a snow coverlet, although there will be no new flowering heads until next year. But the gumweed is stubborn. Winter? Freezing nights? No light? So what?

You never know! A bee just might come by: we're ready for him!

Three new flower heads on the way.

Grasses and yarrow, sleeping.

3 comments:

  1. Dried seed heads are still beautiful. - Margy

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  2. those are Yarrow heads

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    1. Thank you! Too sleepy! I'll correct the post.

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