Friday, June 08, 2007

delightful violas

So many violas and pansies are blooming now, with thier happy faces and twinkly eyes. It's called heartsease, johnny-jump-up and love-in-idleness. Tiny plants with cheerful flowers, I think they are some of the prettiest flowers in the world, my absolute favorite. Here are some from my garden, self seeded everywhere.


Blogger RUTH said...

So many cheery, smiling faces...and no matter what Mother Nature throws at them they keep on smiling.

June 08, 2007 6:48 pm  
Blogger Mimi Lenox said...

I have some of these and love them! Gorgeous shots. Thanks for sharing.

June 08, 2007 7:31 pm  
Blogger LostRoses said...

Those are all such happy little faces! I noticed a window box full of the violas shown in the 2nd photo as I walked over to my neighbor's this evening. Such a cheerful greeting.

June 09, 2007 7:12 am  
Blogger Yolanda Elizabet said...

So many happy smiling faces dotted al over your garden. What is not to like about them? I'm nuts about them too, partly because my name, Yolanda, means Violet. :-) Glad to see that you've got your camera back! ;-)

June 09, 2007 7:32 am  
Blogger minerva.jor said...

I have some of these too!
I love violas:)
Be happy with your flowers:)

June 09, 2007 9:34 am  
Blogger Kate said...

Your selection of violas is lovely ... still enjoying your calendula pics too! I don't think I could ever get tired of violas ... I love the way they pop up in different places in the garden and merrily bloom their little hearts out!

June 09, 2007 3:45 pm  
Blogger beadexplorer said...

Just lovely. I especially like the ones on pictures 3, 4 and 9!!!

June 11, 2007 4:04 pm  
Blogger Naturegirl said...

Beautiful faces! :)NG

June 11, 2007 5:08 pm  
Blogger Nicole said...

Very lovely and delightful little flowers. I bought some seeds a few months ago but was busy and missed the cool weather to sow, have to wait till October to try.

June 12, 2007 1:55 am  
Blogger snappy said...

I love the smiling faces.The pansys especially seem to be spirits of the garden.Occasionally you can see a smiling or frowning face on their flower.
You love them violas and pansys. The johnny jump ups/Heartsease are my FAV violas of all time.Interestingly I found wild ones before with the exact same colours.They are found in nature too that beautiful set of colours!

June 14, 2007 10:45 pm  

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