Several years ago, my mum and I raised several plants of Oenothera odorata from seed.
In the spring, I found myself captivated by a container planting scheme in a magazine.
I’m quite intrigued at the comparison between my Salvia ‘Kate Glen‘ plants; two of which have overwintered in the garden, while the other I potted up and kept in our unheated greenhouse.
Regular visitors to this blog may have noticed that I am particularly fond of purple flowers, and also rather a fan of salvias.
This is one of two teasels that my Mum brought us from her own garden, self-seeded from a previous plant.
Suddenly, although there is quite a bit of bare soil showing still between plants, there seem to be flowers everywhere. And not ‘just’ those purchased in our Malvern spree…