Lavender blooms, larger than a softball, are opening up on the irises in my backyard. The flowers are frilly & sort of balloon out from the stems. The flowers are so heavy that often the whole stalk falls over!
Bleeding hearts are also beginning to blossom. Some of them flower early in the spring, but there are a few that are beginning to bloom now. Most of them are pink with white inside, but some bleeding hearts are all white.