The soft pink petals are aglow in the bright summer sunshine. The green cocoons lay dormant for days before breaking open in spectacular fashion. The bees rush to do their work, before the bonnets fade to brown and blow away in the wind.
The Lupin flower blooms and fades quickly, leaving only the legume and a memory of the soft pink flowers that once covered the fields. Lupins have inspired countless artists and poets, who associate their stunning beauty and swift passing with summer love.