Bleeding Hearts

May 10, 2014

It wouldn't be spring without at least one post of Bleeding hearts in bloom.  These flowers, in the poppy family, have the very formal sounding scientific name of Lamprocapnos spectabilis .  I get the last name, they are a spectacle aren't they?

  • Tony Pratt is the administrator of the Shoreline and Waterway Management Section of Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. He is a scientist and naturalist, well versed in nature study.

    Pratt is a lifelong photographer who has worked closely with Kevin Fleming since 2007. His interests in photography range from wildlife and landscapes to portraiture work.

    His photography can be seen at and at the Kevin Fleming and Friends Gallery, 239 Rehoboth Ave. in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.