Monday, April 29, 2013

Red Tulips Signal Spring

Last month, the tips of spring bulbs 
and snowdrops pushed through the frozen soil.
Today, red tulips signal Spring.
Gobsmacked.


Monday, April 22, 2013

Euphorbia Martinii Ascot-A Stellar Performance

Euphorbia Martinii Ascot Rainbow

Rhododendron Fantastica



My regard and awe for this botanical specimen has doubled.
Stands up to frigid temperatures and its colour goes from 
bright to brilliant.  

This perennial first caught my attention last summer...


Thursday, April 18, 2013

Botanical Fireworks!

Diane Witch Hazel (Hamamelis x Intermedia 'Diane')
Diane is causing a stir in the neighbourhood-
A winter blooming shrub.

 

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Fierce Fantastica

Rhododendron Fantastica
Rhodo Fantastica emerging from a long winter.
She will be even more Fantastica when she blooms in May.