Fairy Snow White Balloon Flower is an interesting clump forming perennial so named because the buds puff up like balloons before they open. This compact Platycodon produces white bell-shaped blossoms with delicately contrasting blue veins in mid through late summer. Captured in Santa Monica, California.
This Chinese redbud is blossoming all over including on the tree trunks!
Early pear tree blossoms herald the arrival of Spring in North Carolina
From just blossoming to fully grown rhododendron flowers at Roan Mountain Rhododendron Gardens, North Carolina
A fly approaches a yet-to-blossom rhododendron bud …..
Pear tree blossoms against a blue North Carolina sky …
An early Spring with blossoming pear trees in Hickory, North Carolina
The intricacies of a sunflower ready to blossom …
A row of colorful, blossoming shrubs underneath green trees on a cloudy day
A blossoming tree adds matching color to this church in Hickory, NC
A line of blossoming trees herald the arrival of Spring