Lupines surround a mailbox and fill a field.
Pink lupines, and white ones, are rarer than purple.
Lupines on the edge of Southwest Harbor.
The buttercups are also profuse and beautfiul:
A field of buttercups on the road to Mount Desert Island.
We were also surprised to find tulips and lilacs still blooming up north. All of the blooming trees are finished, except for the chestnut trees.
The flower garden at Thuya Lodge had very few blooms, but there were still some splashes of color from the many rhododendrons and azaleas at Asticou Garden. When we visit in the summer, Asticou Garden is entirely green.
Asticou Garden with some dabs of color.
Lilacs everywhere — in June!
Unidentified white flowers in Acadia National Park.
The garden at Thuya Lodge looking mostly green...
... except for this gorgeous Chinese blue poppy, worth the price
of admission all by itself.