May Day

ViolaAmidst clusters of purple Viola in Green-Wood, a lone blue. Variation? Different species? Celastrina ladonA Spring Azure (Celastrina ladon): the azure is on the inside.Sayornis phoebeEastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) paints the sky blue. Claytonia virginicaA Spring Beauty (Claytonia virginica) in the Great Swamp brings us back to the pinkish.

2 Responses to “May Day”


  1. 1 McMackin, Rebecca (BBP) May 1, 2015 at 8:55 am

    Hey, is that a true blue violet? That could be important. I haven’t seen that before. I don’t think violets are known to have true blues.

    Rebecca McMackin
    Director of Horticulture
    Brooklyn Bridge Park


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