The daphne bush is fading and the beauty bush is just about to burst. The first tiny blossoms are opening and the bees are already buzzing about - they seem to come for miles.
If the taste is anything like the perfume I would love to try the honey a colony of bees could make from these flowers!
fading: bleeding hearts, daphne, tulips
budding: beauty bush, roses, peony bush, clematis, sage
blooming: tree peony, first ten or so poppies, sweet woodruff, may apples