Some landscape designers prefer a small, select group of muted colors to be used throughout the yard. I can see the serenity of that, but bold, bright colors float my boat.
Texas Bluebell Ice Cream is named after Texas Bluebell native flowers or lisianthus (Eustoma grandiflorurn). They grow in areas that get some moisture during the summer months. In a home garden, it’s easy to provide that needed water.
This Desert Rose has been in this pot for about eight years. Recently I saw one with brilliant colored flowers on-line, so I ordered some seeds. I now have three very small Desert Roses growing from those seeds.
So I decided to save the seeds from these flowers. But there are no seeds. What? Now I’m bumfuzzled. Are there male and female Desert Roses?
Ixora has been in this pot for about ten years and only gets late afternoon sun.
Corymbs are flat topped flower clusters in which the individual flower stalks grow upward from various points of the main stem to approximately the same height because the pedicels (small stem) of the lower flowers are longer than those of the upper flowers.
Other flowers with this same flower arrangement include Hawthorns.
Isn’t the internet great for finding out information.
Whether you opt for mostly green shrubs, pale colored flowers, or bright primary colors, isn’t it wonderful to plan your own space?
“Be decisive. The road of life is paved with flattened squirrels who couldn’t make a decision.” Unknown