Peonies are a symbol of good fortune and happy marriages.
The Ginkgo tree is one of the most beautiful trees with distinct fan shape leaves that turn a bright yellow in the fall.
Cherry blossoms in Central Park in New York City
The red-edge cordyline has beautiful deep pink foliage as the afternoon sun creates a glow in the conservatory of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Bradford Pear Blossoms
Bradford pear blossoms are a true sign of spring. Those these blossoms are pretty, the tree is prone to high wind damage.
The ginkgo has a distinct fan-shaped appearance and is a symbol of longevity
Bloomed & Budding
Red Geranium buds waiting to bloom
Signs of spring with sunshine over bright orange tuplips
Pretty Little Things
Bright orange tulips in the early days of spring at Maymont Park in Richmond, Virginia
Red tulips galore at Burnside Farms in Haymarket, Virginia.
There are various shades of pink lotus flowers. Some pink lotus have more white tones than red and therefore these lighter shades are designates purity.
Pink Lotus flowers are one of the most popular of the lotus and are considered to be sacred.
Delicate Pink Poppies
Icelandic Poppies at Tuckahoe Plantation in Richmond, Virginia
The Icelandic poppies grow to 1 to 2 feet. On this day I found these salmon colored poppies at Tuckahoe Plantation
Yellow Gerbera daisy with rain drops
Sweet Maple Leaves
Sugar orange maple leaves from the maple tree can be a rainbow in color during the autumn season
Field of Tulips
Burnside Farms in Haymarket, Virginia, boast to be the Holland of America with eight acres of multi-colored tulips.
Pink allium flowers
Simply Red Leaves
An array of red maple leaves blowing in the wind around Moorefield Park in Richmond, Virginia
Red and Yellow Day Lily captured at the sever acre Day Lily Farm in Midlothian
Rainy Days and Tulips
The rain on this day just added a shiny glow to the tulips at Burnside Farms
After The Rain
Yellow Gerbera Daisy with raindrops
The bluebells have bloomed early this year in the Pony Pasture in the James River Park System in Richmond, Virginia
Delicate Pink Lotus
Washington D.C.'s best kept secret, Kenilworth Aquatic Garden. There are just rows and rows of beautiful lotus flowers. Plan your visit for early morning, when the lotus flowers are open
Yellow gerbera daisy with rain drops
Sunflowers from the sunflower field in Chesterfield, Virginia