Last week, on a dark and rainy day, I photographed new shoots from spring bulbs. Today, with bright sun but cool temperatures, I returned to the same garden in south Oak Park:
Getting closer, the three flowers varied from barely open to splayed wide in the sun:
You could almost lose yourself inside the flowers:
Here’s something I just learned: The spice, saffron, is made from the yellow insides of a kind of crocus.
It looks like the Daffodils will be next: