What’s that you say?

“Do you like cornflowers?” I was certain I heard the gardener say.

“Very much!” I replied excitedly envisioning a sea of blue amongst the velvet violets of bearded irises and buttery yellow of day-lilies.

“What are these?” I asked when the job was done, pointing to odd looking flowers, whose centers over-powered the drooping petals.  

“Cone flowers,” he smiled.  “Just as we agreed.”

(For Cee’s Flower of the Day challenge.)

4 thoughts on “What’s that you say?

  1. One of our favorite blooms! We have several varieties in the yard, but the plain ol’ purple are the hardiest and our faves. I like photographing them because there is always one or two petals that seem to be “hugging” one another, and usually a little flip stub of a petal hollering for the spotlight. Spunky flowers!

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