Walking the Color Wheel: Seattle’s Summer Purples

July 27, 2012

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.”
–Alice Walker

Pale purple gladiolus

A purple trio of geranium flowers

Purple pansies all in a row

Purple poppies

Lovely magenta poppies


Somewhere between purple and red, knautica macedonica

Plum-colored hydrangea


Clematis vine

Late season lavender

Fuchsia-colored foxglove, purplish pink

Purplish-pinks and blues of sweet peas

Plums, Pike Place Market

Bing cherries, Pike Place Market

This concludes our walks along the color wheel.  Hope you enjoyed the rambles!

12 Responses to “Walking the Color Wheel: Seattle’s Summer Purples”

  1. shoreacres Says:

    Just wonderful! Every one of them. The photo of the Knautica Macedonia is especially wonderful – and I’ve never seen magenta poppies!

  2. I agree with ‘shoreacres’ – every one of them is beautiful. The gladiola reminds me of one of those early ’70s frilly blouses.

  3. Deborah Weaver Says:

    Your thoughts and shots are elemental elixirs that come with dawn, and last long after dusk. Thank you, and bless you. Counting the days till your opening! Now, whenever I see a camera, I look for YOU!

  4. Shirley Says:

    I have Laitrus blooming now, another purple flower

  5. littlefashionistas Says:

    Love your pictures, really nice!!!

  6. Chris Says:

    Gorgeous, purple, flower, photos! I too have Laitrus blooming (blazing star) right now….they bloom from the top down and the bees love them!! 🙂
    I had to laugh at the quote! Great!!

  7. Tourism Oxford Says:

    Every post is always amazing! How about yellow flowers next?

  8. Jody Says:

    Yay! These are all so beautiful.

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