Feb 15, 2011

Hellebore on a Rainy Day...

I had planned
 to take you into the garden today.....

Snow is in the forecast
and I wanted to share the little spring blooms
before they were buried...

(click photos to enlarge)

But...
It is gloomy and rainy...


the Hellebore's usually droopy heads,
are pointing firmly downward...


even with a little propping up
they are not up to par...


So I brought a pair of pink blooms inside
 to share instead...

besides,  it's much warmer in here :-)


they are too pretty not to have their
moment in the sun...


I am joining
and


Thanks for visiting me today!

48 comments:

Cindy said...

Mine are too cold for blooms right now...can't wait for SPRING!

Tete said...

Pretty and sad...
Tete

Masha said...

Bella, those are so gorgeous. I love hellebores, thanks for showing yours.

Martha said...

Love the soft pink color. So pretty!

Leslie said...

Nice photos Bella... Hellabores are beautiful and such a reflection of spring..

NanaDiana said...

Sweet and soft looking. I know you are tired of snow...but for me it seems funny to have anything blooming and then be expecting snow. Diana

High Heeled Life said...

We are still buried in snow here.. It is warming to see nature coming to life via your beautiful garden...xo HHL

Light and Voices said...

Lovely simple delicate flower. I love it.
Joyce M

Lori Lynn said...

Very pretty!!!
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Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

The hellebores are gorgeous. I am telling you....your blog is *eye candy* I am loving it!!!!

Maryrose said...

Oh so pretty. Love your blog.....I'm on my way out so I shall return. :)
Maryrose

Fishtail Cottage said...

Bella - i love your Hellebore post! So fun to see these coming out in the garden this time of year! Hope you are having a fantastic week! xoxo
Please do link up to Cottage Flora Thursday...

Luna Miranda said...

these flowers are so beautiful! fabulous shots.

It's me said...

Beautiful darling !! have a lovely day...warm hugs from me Ria....xxx...

Kom Achterom said...

OOh Beautiful Helleboris! love the colour!
Hapy day
Yolanda

Lounging with a Latte said...

Those flowers are awesome. So pretty and feminine.

Lavender Cottage said...

Hi Bella
Kind of gloomy here too and your pretty hellebores are just what I need for a pick-me-up. Aren't the details on the petals a marvel of nature? Almost like a runway marked for pollinators.
Hugs,
Judith

Sherri said...

I think Hellebores are such a beautiful and extraordinary plant! Yours are very pretty!

Kim said...

Thank you for sharing, spring must be around the corner.

Kim
Letters from the Shore

Southerncook said...

Bella, I dearly love Hellobore's and am told that we can grow them here. I have never tried growing them because I felt that we really don't get enough chilling hours here in N FL. Your photos are just gorgeous and have inspired me to try planting them next year. I posted today some of my first daffodil blooms. I was so excited to see them open.

Carolyn/A Southerners Notebook

Marianne said...

Bella, you take some of the most beautiful photographs. Your pink Hellebores are lovely.
But even a garden on a rainy day can be a delight to behold - and you have truly captured that.

Thank you for letting us into your beautiful world of flowers and linens and joy.

Enjoy the day,
Marianne

Donnie said...

They are beautiful and once the rain stops there will be so many more to photograph. Lovely post.

lavendergardencottage.blogspot.com said...

Hellebores were my flower of the day on my blog yesterday. Proof that great minds think alike! Your photos are beautiful!

Tallulah's Antique Closet said...

I haven't tried to grow them yet but they are very pretty. I wonder if they will take our weather dow here. As always a pretty post today Stay dry and warm...........Julian

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Really gorgeous Bella. We are still knee deep in snow. Next month maybe.

Linda said...

Very pretty...such a soft pink. It's raining here too!

mariondee-designs said...

They are so pretty. I have white ones and am dying to get some pink ones. Lovely pics! take care, Maryann

Cindy said...

Just found you. What a pretty blog you have! The sugar cookies are precious, and your pink cake is amazing. I can't wait to look around some more!

Cindy

rosarod said...

Hello Beautiful, Beautiful photos! your plants are so varied, so imagine in your yard will have a vast variety. Flowers to me are one of the wonders that I thank God, brighten up any corner of the house, greetings, Marie Rose

Carolyn said...

Hi Bella,
Now i want more hellebores- I only have one and it is not nearly as pretty as yours.With all our snow I will be enjoying your garden long before mine returns.
I enjoyed your previous post too.

Carolyn

Vintage Gal said...

They are beautiful ~ I am pining for spring in Ontario but I am smiling the temp is 50 degrees today ;-)

ONG said...

Those hellebore photos are hella-phenomenal!Wow!

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Beautiful photos Bella..another great post like always my friend..Hope all is well on your side of the mountain..Hugs and smiles Gloria

Miss Gracie's House said...

What sweet flowers...and your pics in the post below-simply beautiful...come on spring...we are ready!
Rene

Madelief said...

Hi Bella,

What a lovely variety of Hellebore! I never saw them in pink before. I have white ones and red ones in my garden, but I think this one looks even better!!

Happy day!

Lieve groet, Madelief

Becca's Dirt said...

Very pretty.

Rob said...

Hi Bella, you have a lovely blog and I like the pictures of your Hellebore, it will be a shame if they are lost to the snow.

Candylei said...

Hi Bella, the hellebores are so beautiful. We can't hardly wait for our spring blooms. The lilac buds are starting to swell. Good sign.

Candylei

xinex said...

The flowers are gorgeous!...Christine

Susie said...

Bella,
I'm a first time visitor to your blog. Oh how I love the photo's! What a lovely blog. And, BTW, I grew up as a child in Bellingham from age 2 - 11 years of age. Many years ago, but, I can still close my eyes and envision the gardens of both my grandmother and aunt. I invite you to visit me at: www.summerwalkdesigns.com I've enjoyed my visit and will be back.

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady. I love coming over to your Blog. always so Beautiful ~~~ Im having a [Give-A-Way] on my blog. I hope you can come over to see !!I miss your lovely comments sweet Bella, xxoo
Diane

Amy@HomeRemediesRX said...

What beautiful flowers (and photography!) Thanks for bringing a bit of Spring sunshine into my day!

Heather at Dusty Bay said...

Lovely shots Bella!

Daniella said...

Your flowers are wonderful!! I can't wait to see the rest of your beautiful garden!!
Thank you so much for visiting my blog, and all of your sweet words!!
I'm your newest follower too!! And, I've got you bookmarked too!!
xxDaniella

bikim said...

those are lovely Bella!
!
happy sunday!
Rosa

Pat - Arkansas said...

Beautiful, beautiful! What a lovely blog you have (my first visit here, via Today's Flowers which I just rejoined after 18 months' absence.) I didn't realize that Hellebore was so lovely! What a pleasure it must be to you when these start blooming. Thanks for sharing your lovely, lovely photos.

Faeryfay said...

I love those hellebores! Just divine!

Arija said...

Bella,
these are delightful and so beautifully presented as well. So often less is more purely because we appreciate it so so much more and pay attention to each detain. A summer garden full of flowers is of course lovely but do we appreciate each single flower the way it deserves when we are surrounded by a multitude?