bloom. Cheerful visitors that are so welcome. They come in many varieties. There are fragrant ones, trumpet, butterfly, miniature, small and large cup. Some are yellow, white and even pink. They wear such interesting names...
Spellbinder, Pheasant's Eye, Mt Hood.
A favorite past time of mine is gathering them to bring indoors to sketch. A side view gives you a glimpse of their frilly centers. My sketchbooks hold pages of these lovely harbingers of the season.
They are very easy to grow. Not the least bit fussy. Even the fancier ones seem to thrive in almost any situation.