Lupines always seem impossible to me. The color seems like fairy magic, especially when lit by a stab of sunlight sneaking in through the trees.
I randomly grabbed a book to take on our recent trip: The Tolkien Reader and it contained an essay called “On Fairy-stories”, which is very long. Reading it affected the way I saw things.
Posted in response to Ragtag Daily Prompt #75: Blue.
Ceanothus also known as California Lilac has very tiny, true blue flowers that bees love.