Sunday, May 10, 2009

Shadowy Blues




Plumbago

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Beauty as we feel it is something indescribable;

what it is or what it means can never be said.

George Santayana


7 comments:

gardenerprogress/Catherine said...

What a pretty blue color! I really like that quote too!

sweet bay said...

Lovely pictures! Is the plumbago in a hanging basket, or just growing up against the fence?

FlowerLady said...

Good morning, I hope your day is a great one.

Catherine ~ That is a pretty blue color. I love blues in my garden, as they make it feel cooler and look lovely.

Sweet Bay ~ Thank you. The plumbago is growing in the neighboring property, it is hanging over our privacy fencing.

I was sitting outside yesterday afternoon and the shadows, sunlight and blue color begged me to go get my camera. The five views are all from the same shot.

FlowerLady

Tom - 7th Street Cottage said...

I really wish I could grow plumbago here. I had some seeds, but I wintersowed them and of course, nothing germinated. They are beautiful plants. They just can't take our winters.

Dirt Princess said...

I have the same plumbago. One of the hubbies lawn customers gave me 5 sprigs of it last summer. All 5 have done great and are about to bloom.

karenleigh said...

Plumbago was one of my mother's favorite flowers. Such a heavenly blue! Your post made me crave it in my garden.

FlowerLady said...

Tom ~ Sorry your plumbago seeds did not germinate for you. I have things I would love to grow here but they won't because of our heat and humidity. I have to enjoy them via gardens on the web.

Dirt Princess ~ You are going to enjoy these blue bloomers. How neat to have someone give you 5 sprigs of it. I need to try cuttings to see if I can get more growing to spread around the property.

Karen ~ It would make a wonderful addition to your beautiful gardens. Will it not grow in your area?

Happy Gardening everyone ~ FlowerLady