Saturday, September 13, 2014
There were so many lovely, large yellow dandelions growing in Alaska, I almost came to believe that they were the State Flower. I have always loved dandelions. If you look carefully at the flowers they are exquisitely shaped and rival some of the most beautiful flowers in the world. Their proliferation and consideration as weeds has so damaged their reputation that they are eliminated almost before they achieve their true beautiful potential. If they were a rare flower they would be in all the most prestigious collections, but as weeds they aren't even allowed to grow in a cultivated garden.