Blooming Thursday: It’s a Stretch

Here’s the view from my back door.

View from my back door

View from my back door

At first glance, it looks like nothing is blooming. In my under-dressed (put on a coat, Alys!) and overzealous quest for something in bloom, I poked around here and there and teased out the following:

Begonia

Somehow this Begonia escaped the frost

drying hydrangea

Faded but beautiful drying hydrangea

Daphne

Flowering Daphne

Serbian Bellflower

The first of the Serbian Bellflowers

An over-do thank you to Laura for these wonderful Forget-me-not seeds. I’m excited to plant them come spring.

Forget-me-not seeds

Forget-me-not seeds

Vernal Equinox, 49 days and counting.