Colorado Pretty Pt. 3 – Botanical Garden Annex Flowers

Last post from Colorado, this time from a side trip made possible by my dad. We headed to a nearby botanical garden property that is a wedding venue, working farm and picnic spot down in southwest Denver.

 

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Not sure what these old thin round silo’s were for

 

 

 

 

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The main house was very stately, with gardens all around

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And here is the rand that still functions on the property

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Yellow lupine

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Orange

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Flax, as in flax seed

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Blue bells

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One of my favorite, here are many more

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Purple

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Pink

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More pink

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I wanted these to smell like jasmine, they didn’t

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A white version of the purple flower above

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Columbine, and my favorite color

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Close-up

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From below

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Fuzzy

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White

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Chinese houses

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Peony, just getting ready to bloom

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These small flowers were all over the hillsides around the house

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Irises

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A type of balloon flower?

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More fuzzy

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Yellow

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Fun foliage

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Bulbs

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more bulbs

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They had lots of benches around to have some lunch

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As well as arbors and other picturesque settings

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What happens when this tree gets too big for the benches?

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After we got over this bridge, a wedding photo shoot kept us from exploring further. The thunderstorms started pouring shortly after, so it was all good

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We even saw a small jackrabbit on the way out

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Not sure what’s up next, but have lots of great pics from trips earlier in the summer.

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One Response to Colorado Pretty Pt. 3 – Botanical Garden Annex Flowers

  1. Mary says:

    What a beautiful place. Sorry I didn’t go with you!

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