Purple Crocus in Bloom


Five Crocus were in bloom yesterday morning.  If you enlarge you’ll get a better viewing as I had to take the image through the front window. They only bloom for a few days and then thery’re gone for another year. They are small, delicate, and eye-catching.

Dan O. De Ment

2 responses to “Purple Crocus in Bloom

  1. I’ve heard of crocuses, but not being a gardener, I knew almost nothing about them except that they bloom early in the year. From the article at


    I’ve learned that the word crocus, like the flower itself, comes from the Old World.


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