Sunday Picture Post: Early Purple

Red Dead Nettles: April 2017

Dead nettles are amongst the first of the wayside flowers to burst into colour. Here they’re nestling amongst a patch of thistle leaves (don’t know which thistle, I think it a garden escapee)

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29 Responses to Sunday Picture Post: Early Purple

  1. Deborah says:

    These are so pretty Crispina! I love the purple (my favorite color) against the green! You brought Spring to us! ❀

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  2. Do they sting if you touch them?

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  3. They look lovely! πŸ™‚

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  4. The white-and-green striation of the leaves is amazing! Never seen anything like that.

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  5. Jen Goldie says:

    It’s an amazing leaf. I wish I knew what it was. Great photo!!!!!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ™‚

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  6. These beautiful signs of spring are most welcome right now. πŸ™‚

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  7. Dale says:

    Purple and yellow truly are the colours of spring, to me.
    Lovely!

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  8. Those leaves are amazing. I’ve never seen any quite like them before.

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  9. One of my favourites, I love the white ones too.

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