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First Hepatica in this spring

Posted by
Jypyä Pop (Turku, Finland) on 13 March 2014 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Hepatica start flowering shortly before Snowdrop Anemone. Now the bloom is about a month ahead of schedule. In general, Hepatica blooms in April and after the Snowdrop Anemone.

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS 1/125 second F/5.8 ISO 100 151 mm

Hello everybody. It is fine that You will see my pictures. I do not know English very well. Therefore, it may be some comments or answers seem strange. I'm trying to learn more. Thank you for your understanding.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Spring is coming in a rush perhaps. A beautiful flower.

13 Mar 2014 5:39am

@Steve Rice: Weekend weather forecast tells that it is expected the cold and snow. The spring is sometimes quite erratic time.

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Oh yes... the spring is really coming
And this anemone are so beautifull

13 Mar 2014 5:42am

@Marjolein: Thank you

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands


13 Mar 2014 6:19am

@Thea: Thank you

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

A lovely sign of spring

13 Mar 2014 6:19am

@Doug: Thank you

ursulakatariina from Uusikaupunki, Finland

What a wonderful find! Not seen any here yet.
Great shot!

13 Mar 2014 6:44am

@ursulakatariina: This was a very warm Ruissalo slope. There bloomed a few hepatica. I hope that does not become very cold weather.

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Pretty, a sure sign of Spring

13 Mar 2014 7:49am

@J.R.: It is beautiful. The sad thing is that the weekend is predicted to cold and rainy weather.

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Le printemps est là

13 Mar 2014 7:51am

@jpla: Yes, it is. Thank you

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

I love spring and its signs.:-)

13 Mar 2014 7:51am

@Tomek: Me too.

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

Délicates et belles... Le printemps.)

13 Mar 2014 9:42am

@tataray: Thank you

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Lovely composition !

13 Mar 2014 9:47am

@Mhelene: Thank you

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium

Belle lumière!

13 Mar 2014 10:22am

@Martine Libouton: Thank you

omid from mashhad, Iran

spring flowers!
such beautiful colors & lighting!
Lovely !!!

13 Mar 2014 10:39am

@omid: Thank you

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Lovely small flower !

13 Mar 2014 1:09pm

@Hiro: Thank you

Devi from Chennai, India

What a dainty flower !! Announcing the herald of spring !!! Wonderful image :)

13 Mar 2014 1:39pm

@Devi: Thank you

Marie-France from Angers, France

Belle prise, jolies couleurs et lumière !

13 Mar 2014 4:25pm

@Marie-France: hank you

Sam from Chennai, India

A lovely capture. :)

13 Mar 2014 5:45pm

@Sam: Thank you

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautiful image - the light shows off the flower and color in such a lovely way

13 Mar 2014 6:22pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Ooh they are so pretty, a lovely purple to light up a spring day.

13 Mar 2014 8:41pm

@kiwisa: Thank you

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Beautiful. There cannot be too many purple flowers in the world. ;-)

13 Mar 2014 11:22pm

@B. Thomas: Thank you. I agree

CrashRyan from Weehawken & NYC, United States

beautifuil! you are so lucky ... still bitter cold with no signs of spring life!!!!

14 Mar 2014 3:22am

@CrashRyan: You are right. The flower is beautiful and vieä today is very spring-like weather. Maybe in a few days after the start of new snowfall, and a new spring waiting.

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
1/125 second
ISO 100
151 mm