Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Paperwhites for fall


One of the things I love about living in southern California is how easily flowers grow in our temperate weather.

IMG_0685These Paperwhites grow from bulbs, and I would expect to see them bloom in the spring, yet they are already in bloom in Downey and it is still October.

What a fun surprise to find them covered in dew this morning.

"Pluck not the wayside flower;
It is the traveler's dower.
~ William Allingham

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