Tag Archives: perennial

old favorite

10-081 was planted in 2010. it is a cross of Talon and Smoke Scream. it is taller than both parents. and i like going back to this seedling and crossing new things. and waiting what might be discovered…

labels

two pictures in a row with no label. yesterday’s picture did not have one. though i did have a clue on the seedling label. the flower for tonight no label no clue. which leaves the question – does a flower need a label ?…

bloom

singular. within its own borders. limits. and defining its space. expanding. reaching. glowing. capturing light. capturing and releasing hope. growing. blooming. inspiring…

rewind

okay how did i hit the bold setting for the title ? if i search oops will the answer magically appear ? or will something even worser happen ? now back to where i was heading. we are on rewind. there are 5 or 10 plants blooming. they may or may not take their time coming to a full halt. so it is time to wander through the other flowers from this summer…

phases

the flowers are nearly done. the daylilies are mostly spent. brown stalks above the leaves. mostly. seed pods here and there. some green and not yet ripe. some failed and wrinkling. waiting to fall off. and some split open. waiting to be sprung by a creature of the breeze. a wind whipping and flinging. or a harvest by a gardener waiting for next year’s crop. so is the garden dying. or waiting to be reborn. or is it neither. merely nature in its own motion…