My wife planted wildflowers last spring. First they didn’t sprout and I thought they were all duds. Then, for the longest time, they looked like a bunch of weeds.
“It’s just weeds,” I told her, ready to rip them of the ground.
“They’re flowers,” she replied.
“No, seriously, let’s make a bet.”
I lost the bet but it wasn’t until late August or early September before the flowers really arrived. It’s late October now and here’s what they look like.
Update: Here are the same flowers after two days of sitting waterless in my basement.
Images: Sony A7iii, Tamron 28-75 with a 16mm extension tube.