Thursday, February 18, 2010

Hothouse Flowers

Walking through the cold and grey of a February day in New York, we were struck by the gnarled, muscular beauty of Iceland Poppies ready to bloom. If Spring is not in the air yet, it is in the warm windows of Chelsea and Midtown florists.

A tangle of Iceland Poppies through a window in Midtown

Iceland Poppy on 10th Avenue during last week's blizzard

leablum.squarespace has a lovely bouquet of poppies on her blog

Penn's Poppies from Flowers

Irving Penn's Oriental Poppy

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