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Phlox paniculata ‘Purple Flame’ (pink) ‘David’ (white) Planted. Perennial. Strong upright plants to 22” tall. Likes full sun to light shade. Feed bonemeal in spring. Water when dry. Dislike being transplanted. Improved by pinching out growing tip of the tallest … Continue reading
Foxglove (Witch’s Thimble) Digitalis purpurea Figwort family. Biennial wild herb to 6’ high. Natural. Grow all over our yard. Stems: stout, Leaves: soft and hairy Flowers: in long inflorescences, tubular, purple to white, with purple spots inside the throat, drooping … Continue reading
Mornings when I step out the door, the air is heavily scented from hyacinth blossoms and cherry tree blooms. Add a touch of salt air and it’s heavenly.
Allium Atropurpureum (Ornamental Garlic) Symbolizes good fortune and prosperity, unity, humility and patience.
Sweet Violets spill out onto the grassy paths and line the edges of the garden.
I discovered this purple primrose in a tub of rosemary, like reminding me that spring is not far away.
Callicarpa berries, growing in front of the seawall down the beach from my daughter’s. Surprising and Brilliant spot of colour along the beach.
Of all the flowers in my garden I love perennials the most to be ensured that they’ll return I need not be the perfect host. ©1988 Sharron R. McMillan
Purple Lilac. There is no scent quite like it. It is the scent of spring and the scent of heaven. ©2015 Sharron R. McMillan