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Just Some Capitol Hill Flowers

I seem to be posting a lot of flower pictures from around Capitol Hill, especially now that it's spring, so decided to set aside a sub-gallery for them rather than cluttering up the main gallery.

NOTE: Newest pictures are at the beginning of the gallery.
Lights out on the dahlias
Lights out on the dahlias
Parting shot
Parting shot
The pink dahlia
The pink dahlia
Flash of November color
Flash of November color
Needed calm
Needed calm
Dahlia bonanza
Dahlia bonanza
October delight
October delight
Sunlit
Sunlit
Brilliant
Brilliant
Late bloomers
Late bloomers
Behind bars
Behind bars
Last one standing
Last one standing
One of the few
One of the few
Still insect-less
Still insect-less
A most unusual crape myrtle
A most unusual crape myrtle
Where have all the insects gone?
Where have all the insects gone?
Crape myrtle bonanza (2)
Crape myrtle bonanza (2)
Crape myrtle bonanza (1)
Crape myrtle bonanza (1)
Still going strong
Still going strong
Budding crape myrtle
Budding crape myrtle
The real last lily
The real last lily
Lily explosion
Lily explosion
Getting to the end of the line
Getting to the end of the line
Salmon lily
Salmon lily
Competing blooms
Competing blooms
Carport daylily
Carport daylily
Here one day, gone the next
Here one day, gone the next
In its prime
In its prime
Neighborly lily
Neighborly lily
Last of the season
Last of the season
Next-door lilies
Next-door lilies
Winding down
Winding down
Snap and run
Snap and run
'Protest' lilies
'Protest' lilies
Hot pink
Hot pink
The tiniest clematis
The tiniest clematis
The very red rose
The very red rose
Speckled
Speckled
My favorite
My favorite
Round two
Round two
Three shades of rose
Three shades of rose
Three stages of a peony
Three stages of a peony
Peony in sunlight, for a change
Peony in sunlight, for a change
Poised
Poised
The graceful rose
The graceful rose
The volunteer has bloomed!
The volunteer has bloomed!
The iris that keeps on giving
The iris that keeps on giving
Iris bouquet
Iris bouquet
Still going strong
Still going strong
The miracle bush
The miracle bush
Odd rose out
Odd rose out
Rose among roses
Rose among roses
Droopy iris
Droopy iris
The makings of a peony
The makings of a peony
Me and my shadow
Me and my shadow
Rainy day clematis
Rainy day clematis
An iris not quite too far
An iris not quite too far
indestructible
indestructible
Gone crazy
Gone crazy
Yet another clematis is blooming
Yet another clematis is blooming
Heart of the iris
Heart of the iris
The surprise iris
The surprise iris
Sahraa-proof
Sahraa-proof
Borrowed flowers
Borrowed flowers
Coming along
Coming along
New bloom
New bloom
Memories
Memories
Shady iris
Shady iris
Unfolding
Unfolding
Unusual way of blooming
Unusual way of blooming
The elusive dogwood
The elusive dogwood
Little magnifying glass
Little magnifying glass
After the rain
After the rain
Tulip quartet
Tulip quartet
White dogwood
White dogwood
Return of the dogwoods
Return of the dogwoods
The volunteer
The volunteer
Coming back
Coming back
Vivid azaleas
Vivid azaleas
A sad Easter in our garden
A sad Easter in our garden
Rainy day tulips
Rainy day tulips
No match for the azaleas
No match for the azaleas
The surprise tulip
The surprise tulip
The obliging bee
The obliging bee
The demure tulip
The demure tulip
Oldies but goodies
Oldies but goodies
It may be tiny, but it's colorful!
It may be tiny, but it's colorful!
Stages
Stages
Welcome sight
Welcome sight
Limited ops
Limited ops
Tulip in a treebox
Tulip in a treebox
Front garden surprise
Front garden surprise
Full bloom
Full bloom
From brighter days
From brighter days
Backyard surprise
Backyard surprise
This time itís really the last magnolia!
This time itís really the last magnolia!
In place of the famous cherry blossoms...
In place of the famous cherry blossoms...
A bright spot in this worrisome time
A bright spot in this worrisome time
Our one day of spring
Our one day of spring
Tim and Sahraa enjoying the magnolias
Tim and Sahraa enjoying the magnolias
Magnolias on magnolias
Magnolias on magnolias
Sunset magnolia
Sunset magnolia
In full bloom
In full bloom
The last magnolia
The last magnolia
Lone bloom
Lone bloom
Magnolia blossom
Magnolia blossom
Blooming
Blooming
First daffodil (of winter!)
First daffodil (of winter!)
Churchyard flowers
Churchyard flowers
Neighboring flower
Neighboring flower
Perfect summer flower
Perfect summer flower
Last gasp of summer
Last gasp of summer
Late bloomers
Late bloomers
Fading beauty
Fading beauty
Lone flower
Lone flower
The end of the day lilies
The end of the day lilies
Just opening
Just opening
Celosia
Celosia
Rerun
Rerun
Our first
Our first
In their stead
In their stead
The new lens lily
The new lens lily
Outdone
Outdone
Yellow lilies
Yellow lilies
Crape and Myrtle
Crape and Myrtle
Neighboring sunflower
Neighboring sunflower
Found lily
Found lily
Carport day lilies
Carport day lilies
Standout color
Standout color
Sunlit lily
Sunlit lily
Protected
Protected
Delicately tinged
Delicately tinged
Summer has arrived
Summer has arrived
First bloom
First bloom
Lone rose
Lone rose
Six days later
Six days later
Fiery lilies
Fiery lilies
New blooms and old
New blooms and old
Pride and joy
Pride and joy
The rose
The rose
Rescued
Rescued
The Many Colors of Capitol Hill Irises
:: The Many Colors of Capitol Hill Irises ::
Courtesy of our neighbor
Courtesy of our neighbor
Ablaze
Ablaze
One dogwood petal
One dogwood petal
Southeast Neighborhood Library, Capitol Hill
Southeast Neighborhood Library, Capitol Hill
Azaleas gone crazy
Azaleas gone crazy
Twins
Twins
All shades of pink
All shades of pink
Magnolia in bloom
Magnolia in bloom
Spring!
Spring!
The wrought iron fence
The wrought iron fence
Some of the few
Some of the few
Buds in Lincoln Park
Buds in Lincoln Park
Spring, finally
Spring, finally
The survivor
The survivor
How funny is this
How funny is this
Vividly magenta
Vividly magenta
The miracle plant
The miracle plant
Work in progress
Work in progress
Surprise blossom
Surprise blossom
Really red
Really red
Hyacinth bean plant
Hyacinth bean plant
Our poor, waterlogged crape myrtle
Our poor, waterlogged crape myrtle
Vivid rose
Vivid rose
Lily field
Lily field
Glistening
Glistening
A blaze of lilies
A blaze of lilies
My last lily
My last lily
The lonely blossoms
The lonely blossoms
105 degree F lily
105 degree F lily
A few roses
A few roses
My lily
My lily
Late afternoon lilies
Late afternoon lilies
My neighbor's lily
My neighbor's lily
Ant on a lily
Ant on a lily
Lily and visitor
Lily and visitor
One final survivor of Sahraa's excavations
One final survivor of Sahraa's excavations
Clematis gone crazy
Clematis gone crazy
Trampling survivors
Trampling survivors
Survivor of Sahraa's landscaping efforts
Survivor of Sahraa's landscaping efforts
Dogwood diagonal
Dogwood diagonal
Pretty in red, too
Pretty in red, too
Dogwood lit up
Dogwood lit up
White dogwood and Victorian
White dogwood and Victorian
Tulip field
Tulip field
Better late than never
Better late than never
Rainy day tulips
Rainy day tulips
The arrival of spring
The arrival of spring
At least my azaleas survived the snow
At least my azaleas survived the snow
So much for my azaleas
So much for my azaleas
Survivor
Survivor
The end of fall and beginning of winter
The end of fall and beginning of winter
Garden surprise
Garden surprise