Flowers and Ice

Grey skies and subfreezing temperatures

the garden is covered in a blanket of snow.

Oak Leaf and sumac berries

Hidden in plain sight flowers of the heather bring color to a colorless landscape.

Calluna vulgaris Heather flower

Calluna vulgaris

Close-up of Calluna vulgaris Heather flower

http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CAVU

The Gardens of Valley View January 1, 2013

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