This could be a ranunculus or something else entirely. Regardless, it sure is pretty.Leave a comment
Stories that are specifically about flowering bulbs, corms, rhizomes, and more. You know, the ones we plant one season and forget about until they magically appear months later.
I recently wrote about my new oxalis obsession elsewhere on the site, including a wide view of this particular plant, ‘Burgundy Bliss,’ in its pot. Then a friend sent me a link to this blog featuring a collection of phenomenal oxalis plants.
Look at Oxalis obtusa ‘Coral’, and the thin lines of colour through the petals. Or the way that Oxalis versicolor’s petals unfurl in a spiral to reveal a strip of colour along the edges.
I am done for.Leave a comment
I took this picture last month on my trip to Pennsylvania. Finding these in bloom was such a joy. I had never seen them in person before!
I don’t know about you, but I find it really difficult to choose a favourite flowering woodland plant — the one I’m looking at is always my favourite at the time. But those gorgeous mottled leaves easily put trout lily somewhere up near the top. The foliage reminds me of Paphiopedilum orchids.
Anyways, definitely one of those life must-sees checked off the list, even if I didn’t know it was on the list until I saw them.Leave a comment