I’m linking with Cathy at Words and Herbs for the weekly View of one part of the garden. Continue reading
Today started overcast but warm, later the sun appeared but by lunch time a light wind was blowing again. This is not the weather I expect in May but I fear it is actually quite often like this and I just forget! Continue reading
I love Alliums for their structure. When some are dry, I save them to use as decorations at Christmas, sometimes I even spay them gold to add to garlands.
Alliums need more water than I had imagined so this year with winter and spring being so wet this year my alliums are thriving.
Most Alliums tend to lose their foliage before their flowers appear which can mean they look a little strange with just the flowering stem coming out of the earth. For this reason I like to associate them with other plants, I especially like them growing through low growing ground cover.
The above still has its foliage but as the flower opens the foliage always dies back.
I like the way Allium Roseum opens from its papery wrapping
I managed to upload some images to yesterday’s post about sedum cuttings.