Archive for May 26th, 2018

Floral unfortunates

Tulip poplar pod

This tulip poplar seed cone has fallen from its perch, its progress frozen in time. What a display on the sidewalk, however!

Gardenias fading

Similarly, these gardenias are fading. The pristine white blooms turn yellowish and darken after a bit, eventually becoming brown and desiccated. The smell lingers longer than you’d expect.