Winter is really our season of awakening thanks to the rains. Everything brown is suddenly covered in a blanket of green.
One of the very first flowers to bloom when the weather warms is the Dark Purple Iris, or Argaman Iris, that flowers not far from us and is surrounded by high rise apartments. It’s a protected wildflower reserve and the fight to keep the area where it grows away from real estate development has been fierce.
Weekly Photo Challenge-Awakening