Spring flowers in bloom


This Verbena rigida is native to Brazil and Argentina. I love the sweet scent of this flower in bloom.

Title: Verbena rigida
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


The Celandine poppy is known for its bright yellow flowers. The Wood Poppy is listed under Ontario’s Endangered Species Act, which protects the species and its habitat.

Title: Celandine poppy (wood poppy)
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


This flower is the official state flower of California. I love driving by hillsides in the spring that are covered in bright orange poppies.

Title: Orange California poppy
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter


I love the deep crimson red color of the Mars midget bloom. This flower stays in bloom all summer long and looks amazing growing next to Verbena rigida flowers.

Title: Mars midget
Location: Carpinteria, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 4x diopter

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