Woot, the mezereon (Daphne mezereum) is in full flower!
[image:23390 hspace=1]And right on time, too. The photo from last year (02 May 2004) looks a lot like the pics from this year.
[image:15267 hspace=1]Pic: Daphne flowerbuds, 16 Apr 2005.
[image:15272 hspace=1]Pic: Daphne flowers, 02 May 2005.
It's toxic, so I haven't used it, but it sure is pretty in spring.