Wildflowers in Texas

Flowers photographed in Texas

Photographs by Cathleen Wake Gorbatenko
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Texas Bluebonnet
(Lupinus texensis)

(Lantana camara)


Pearl Milkweed Vine
(Matelea reticulate)
The seed pods are interesting but even more so, are the tiny, thick green, 5 petal flowers with the pearl like center. So green and lovely.

Texas Sage
(Leucophyllum frutescens)

Texas Thistle
(Cirsium texanum)



(Nerium oleander)

Mountain Pink, aka Quinine Weed or Rock Century

(Zeltnera beyrichii)

Prairie Vervain (Glandularia bipinnatifida)

(Commelina communis)

Texas Sunflower

Pride of Barbados
(Caesalpinia pulcherrima)

More to come in Part 2, Flowers Photographed in Texas, such as the....
Peach tree blossom.


Photos by Cathleen Wake Gorbatenko

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Crochet Sunflower

🌻 Crochet Sunflowers 🌻

Quick and easy crochet sunflower pattern.

Crocheting for PEACE for UKRAINE! 

Sunflowers can be used as an appliquΓ©, worn as a brooch or barrette. Add a sunflower to hats and scarves, whatever you can imagine. 

Make a handful to create this sunflower bunting. Bunting makes a nice car decoration to show your support for peace for Ukraine.

Complete pattern can be purchased on Etsy and includes graph and written pattern for leaf seen here. To see free leaf pattern, please visit free leaf pattern here on Doily Designs.

Pattern written by Doily Designs, Cathleen Wake Gorbatenko © 2021

Original pattern PDF file download available free on Google Docs at present time. This pattern version does not include large and small sunflowers. To get the extended version, please visit Doily Designs on Etsy. Proceeds from sales of sunflower patterns will go to United Help Ukraine. 

Pattern written in US crochet terms

Skill level: Beginner/Easy


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