Sunday, March 29, 2009

More thoughts about daffodils...

This is another Grandville print I own that shows what a daffodil should look like at this time of year...

Not like this...

Luckily the snow has been melting all day and has been falling from the trees in big loud chunks. Hopefully tomorrow, spring will be on track again and the last of the daffodils can get started with their blooming too. I'm going to have to remember to get some more late season daffodils like the one Grandville depicted in his narcissus illustration. Actaea Poeticus is one of my favorites (it's also known as "pheasant's eye"). 

6 comments:

Mental P Mama said...

Are the turtles restless?

Maria said...

Always.

Tristan and Crikey said...

Pheasants Eye? Now that is something we're very interested in! Heeheehee
Pee Ess: The print is lovely

shara said...

I love those prints! By the way, I tagged you and Mental P Momma on my blog. Take a look...

Maria said...

Tristan and Crikey-When I first started my garden I was drawn to any plant that had an animal's name in it....toad lilies, turtleheads, snakeroot, etc. Hadn't thought that I had extended the theme to the bulbs too. :-)

Shara-I've been working into the early a.m. hours every night this week. Lots of stuff to get done at work. I'll check your site this weekend. I'm not ignoring you. Just too damn busy at work!!!!!!!!

Country Girl said...

Love the art you are always featuring!