They grow in the midst of a variety of wildflowers, including our yellow sunflowers and the native chocolate Labrador.
The yellow and purple makes a gorgeous combination.
Another of nature's bouquet's caught my attention. One reader pointed out that art school told him that red and purple don't go together. Both he and I disagree with that point of view!
As the flowers are drying out here, I think that we'll have to spend some time at high altitude, galloping and pedaling along trails lined with later-blooming flowers!
Even Columbines bloom late up high in our mountains. My last Columbine bud at home was preparing to open but a rodent ate it before it bloomed.