Nice to see that finally my begonias and the plants in front of them(name escapes me), have started to get the really nice large leaves.
Rose -" Love" ------ Single Rose means "Simplicity"
In Persia where they were grown for their perfume oil - petals were used to fill the Sultans mattress
they later became synonymous with the worst excesses of the Roman Empire
Instead of food crops, peasants were to grow them to satisfy the demands of their ruler.
My tea rose, the first ones of the season and the last ones when the air is chillier are always the prettiest
I have been trimming this one for several seasons now and it's finally looking like something
My friend Carolyn brought me these hostas that grew in her compost pile. I am sawing them first to be able to get them apart. I have planted several and they are thriving beautifully
I like how bright these are, especially in the morning with my coffee - cheery greeting
Named after Paeon , a physcian to the Gods who on Mount Olympus obtained the plant from Apollos Mother.
Once it's planted it likes to be left alone and punishes those who try to move it by not flowering for several years. Once established it produces splendid blooms each year for decades.
Info from my book of" The Language of Flowers"
Peony - Shame and Bashfulness
I am sharing with Friday Flaunt your Flowers many great posts here to see
out door wednesday southern daydreamer