And the buds on the beefy stalk are swelling, larger and larger.
My second Echium x wildprettii 'Rocket' (also identified as Echium pininana).
And the Echium wildprettii.
Not wanting to be left out the hardy (zone 7) Echium russicum is also fixing to bloom.
How can you not stop and stare at a bright pink stalk emerging from simple green foliage?
Clematis Montana (inherited, so that’s as specific as I can get)
2012 is the year of the floppy Euphorbia characias wulfenii, not just one plant…
But two! Why can’t these stems stand up?
Euphorbia polychroma in a sea of Galium odoratum
Surprisingly I managed to photograph a spider too…
I’ve already purchased my Kangaroo Paw for the season. While last year’s model seems to have lived through the winter I’m not so sure it’s feeling up to blooming.
Here’s an oddity, the tiny flowers of Hymenanthera alpina, with a cloudy white sky back-drop.
plant lust founder) introduced me to, Disporum cantoniense 'Night Heron'…
And really, it’s not so little anymore…
Sure you might think it just looks like a Dandelion…but oh what I would give to have a forest of these growing in my lawn.