Without trespassing I wasn't able to compose this more favorably to avoid, for example, the intrusion of a few intervening twigs. Large beds of various kinds of hellebore (known variously as Christmas Rose or Lenten Rose) are in bloom in a yard along Geddes Avenue now, and I took a few shots of those nearest the sidewalk.
DP107-2013 Posted April 17; processed ditto.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
April 15, 2013
I've posted an unframed version in my spring 2013 gallery, here http://smu.gs/15eXytH