There’s something about flash that makes flowers glow, even if it makes faces look sickly. I think these humble blooms have more character and nuance at night than in the sun or shade. The richness, depth, and even delicacy of color all seem to be especially noticeable. And then there’s the yummy contrast with the greens of the foliage. These were just perking along in a parking lot, seen after dinner at around 8 pm last night. Let’s hear a cheer for California public landscaping!