I don’t know what they are called, but they’re lovely. There’s a succulent plant that is very common around here (Los Angeles), often growing wild by roadsides, or in no man’s land areas between gardens. At around this time, some of them produce these astonishing flowers.
Here’s another view:
Apparently it is a holiday weekend this weekend. Memorial Day. I had not noticed. I’ll be muddling along on my project. Perhaps I’ll take it to the beach tomorrow or Monday to nod to the holiday. Perhaps not. Enjoy!