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Colors of spring

Red hot pokers are on full display in field off Highway 20 in Coupeville Monday, May 13, 2013. - Ron Newberry / Whidbey News-Times
Red hot pokers are on full display in field off Highway 20 in Coupeville Monday, May 13, 2013.
— image credit: Ron Newberry / Whidbey News-Times

Red hot pokers bloom along a fenceline off Highway 20 in Coupeville in the early morning hours on Monday. The purple bush in the background is called Ceanothus, or California Lilac. Judy Biddle of the Oak Harbor Garden Club said the evergreen bush thrives on the island and is very fragrant, which bees tend to enjoy.

 

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