Monday, May 14, 2012

Flowering Crabapple

Who am I to argue?









UPDATE: Ducks and a non-flowering Flowering Crabapple


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20 comments:

Alexia said...

Haha the webfooted variety of crabapple!

I love those orange and yellow flowers in photo 2 - what are they, thunder?
Thanks for the link to the alcoholic robins. they sure love those berries!

Smut Clyde said...

Flowers are Aquilegia or Columbine. I am disappoint by the absence of Pierrot flowers to accompany them.

Smut Clyde said...

Also ITTDGY should have titled this post "Malus Aforethought".

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Aquilegia formosa (western columbine), it would appear.

I believe our top scientists are still working on the Malus a. hybrids, S.C.
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fish said...

Rather insensitive that you are shooting Columbines.

Randal Graves said...

If you do, you'll get the bill.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Ah, fish puns!

R.G., if it quacks like a flowering crabapple...
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Jim H. said...

The clematis here eat mailboxes, but they smell wonderful.

Can't say I'd ever seen columbine before. Also, too: what fish said supra.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Speaking of fish...
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Von said...

T -
More pictures of fountains please.
I love fountains.
kthxbai
V

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

That's a most unusual crabapple... I think you're ducking the issue!

vacuumslayer said...

That duck looks SO SMUG. Calling himself a flowering crabapple? What a pretentious asshole.

Substance McGravitas said...

That's a most unusual crabapple...

I'd get a cutting and try to grow another.

vacuumslayer said...

Omg, you are sick! Next you'll be calling for Duck Centipede.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Funny thing, this picture came from the State Capitol in the middle of downtown (no ponds nearby).

Usually you just see people in suits, lots of kids and buses, and occasionally crowds of protesters.

In a way, I set up Duckie the bomb...he and the mrs were headed my way, perhaps looking for some bread, and I waited by the sign until Mr. Duck was passing by.

Photo including Mr. and Mrs. Duck, as well as an actual Flowering Crabapple (except for the actually flowering part) added.
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Smut Clyde said...

Next you'll be calling for Duck Centipede.

Been done.
And because I am a helpful person, here is a picture.
Another picture! There is no end to my helpfulness!

Jennifer said...

I'll have to post a photo of my volunteer Columbine for you, thunder.

I tried to remove/move it a couple of times, but it's not taking no for an answer.

fish said...

There is no end to my helpfulness!

Best comment evah:

Excellent idea, and while we wait, we can start other clever discussions based on Baron Münchhausen stories, and try to find out if it's possible to whip a wolf out of its skin, knock sparkles out of your eyes to ignite gunpowder, ride a cannonball or lift yourself out of a swamp by pulling your own hair.

vacuumslayer said...

Tricking ducks, Mr. Thudner? My god, are there depths to which you won't sink in order to get your precious photos?

vacuumslayer said...

Another picture! There is no end to my helpfulness!

Geez Louise. Suspension AND duck-centipede? Freaky!