FOTD – January 11, 2022: Violets

Surprisingly, Southern California had a recent freeze warning, which caused me to quickly research the temperatures that all of my tiny, potentially susceptible outdoor plants and flowers could handle. I wanted to find out which plants had to be covered, so that they would not freeze overnight. To my surprise, violets are pretty hardy and don’t need to be covered. I found out that they are usually the flowers people plant earliest in the spring, because violets can handle colder weather before things start to warm up. So far, my research was correct — my violets are still going strong in their pot outside. I captured these violets with my iPhone 12 Pro Max for Cee’s photo challenge – Flower of the Day (FOTD).

Violet growing strong in southern California winter.
Violets (and baby’s breath) growing in winter.

Published by Dawn Palmer

I am an avid nature and ecology lover and enjoy sharing my photography in my blog writings. I will often be out early in the morning or late in the evening with my camera, trying to capture the peacefulness and beauty around me.

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