Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The Lupines Are Up!

 They are everywhere, alongside of major roads, the interstate, back roads, & my own back field.
In Maine they seem to always welcome the Summer Solstice.
I marvel again at the colors of this annual event. 

In the field out back I watch them as the light changes 
from sunrise to sunset.

Oh, the colors!
One glance reveals blue-violet, the next, violet-rose.
Some kind of Lupine magic...

The Lupines directly out my back door 
have shed most of their blossoms 
& are getting ready to sow more Lupines for next year. 
A week ago they were in full bloom 
I did a quick morning sketch. 

To see my Lupine post from June 16, 2016, Click here.

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful lupins. Wonderful pictures
    Greetings.

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  2. Yes Lupines. I have a field of them!!

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  3. Miss Rumphius!! I will always think of her and YOU..when I see beautiful Lupins/es:)

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  4. I love this. Just love it! Lupines are a favorite of mine but you capture them so perfectly! Thank you for the inspiration!

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  5. Dear Rita - Lupines are a wonderful flower and you have captured in this sketch their special beauty. I unfortunately do not grow them too well...so it is good to enjoy yours. Hugs!

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  6. What beautiful sketches--the flowers must be something special. Sadly, we don't have lupines in Florida, so I'll have to be on the lookout for something else to mark the passage of summer.

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  7. I sure wish lupines grew down here in DC. Lovely drawings, like usual, mon amie!

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