A late-summer rose appears ready to pop in the Bradley Rosaceous Collection at Arnold Arboretum.
April Showers Meet May Flowers
A bed of tulips is reflected in a rain puddle at Public Garden, Boston
Pretty In Pink
Magnolia blossoms are contrasted against gauzy clouds and a deep blue sky.
East Asian Royal Azalea.
Arnold Arboretum, Boston
As one flower goes to seed, others behind it begin to blossom.
The ever-evolving window display at the Rittners School in Back Bay.
The spring bounty of the sanctuary shows in all its glory, the wild irises on the shoreline, and, in the background, the first blush of a nuphar blossom from the water lilies.
Heart of the Matter
Against the backlight of a bright sun, a Weeping Pagoda Tree looks like an arterial diagram.
May Showers on May Flowers
Rain droplets cling to a deep red tulip.
Sunflower & Bee
Summer scene on the Southwest Corridor.
Nuphars in bloom at Hall's Pond Sanctuary.
Tulips aligned in a bed at Copley Plaza.
Paeonia Suffruticosa, one of the hybrid tree peonies, at Arnold Arboretum
The hundreds of protruding flowers that comprise a lilac blossom.
A classic Back Bay window box.
Head in tThe Clouds
Russian Giant Sunflower on Southwest Corridor.
Must Love Nuphar Lutea
A nuphar blossom rises from the water next to a heart-shaped lily pad.
Study in Contrasts
The Weeping Higan Cherry and the Golden Weeping Willow make a striking contrast in the late afternoon sun.
A closeup of a Hibiscus seed pod and the kaleidoscope-like colors in the web thread being spun across it by a spider.
A planter is a South End garden is framed by rusting iron that matches its pot.
Eastern Redbud protrusion at Arnold Arboretum, Boston
Zinias blossom in the South End.
Bee and blossoms.
A Muddy River estuary blossoms into spring.
Natrure Is The Best Painter
Life imitating art at the Public Garden.
Ice Cream Coneflower
A bee sips up the goodness of a coneflower at Ramler Park in the Fenway.
Good to The Last Drop
Rain droplets cling to a tulip.
Rain droplets cling to a yellow tulip.
A bee buzzes between two flowers.
Eastern Redbud blossoming at Arnold Arboretum, Boston
A single red tulip blooms amid a sea of yellow ones at Boston Public Garden in springtime.
Wild flowers and their moons along the Charles.
Amber Waves of Grain
Lexington battlefields gone to seed.
The delicate folds of a Hydrangea are rich with color and texture.
I like the reflecting pools on the Esplanade the best when the breeze creates slight ripples that lend a dreamy feeling to the scene ...
Canna Spotlight Moment
Canna lilies on a green canvas as seen along the path to the Garden footbridge.
The blossoms of magnolias burst from theirfuzzy buds.
Must Love Flora
The Asian Bleeding Hearts bloom at Arnold Arboretum, Boston
The Thinking Out Loud Iris in bloom.
Magnolias on Comm. Ave.
The spring bounty of the sanctuary shows in all its glory, the wild irises on the shoreline and reflection of others in the water of Hall's Pond.
The Good Seed
The intricate seed pods on the Umbrella Magnolia.
The Japanese Sakura cherry blossoms are the first blush of color in the garden at Longfellow House. The gardens were originally designed by Alice Longfellow, daughter of the poet.
Behold the fold: The curl of a lily pad reveals what often goes unseen: the gorgeous underside.