Sunday, February 18, 2007

See It Sunday--Pink

My second pink meme of the week. I suppose it is courtesy of Valentine's Day. Pink has never been my color but this flower caught my eye last summer.
Hollyhock
Hollyhocks were out of style for many years and considered too "old-fashioned." Fortunately with the new trend toward cottage gardens they are back in vogue. In my yard, hollyhocks liberally self-sow, so I get a new batch every year in a variety of colors.

3 comments:

Irene said...

What a pretty flower! Thanks for brightening my day with it. =)

GeL (Emerald eyes) said...

OOH,I want to paint it! Such delicacy in its center. Lovely.

booklogged said...

I love hollyhocks. When I was a child my father taught me how to make them into dolls. Turn the flower over so it forms the skirt. Stick a toothpick through the middle and add some buds for bust and head. You can even add another blossom as a parasol. It impresses my granddaughter!