Monday, February 16, 2009

Surprise arrivals

Stock that's now in its second season has produced some flowers overnight. Their scent is like a combination of old-fashioned carnations and pinks, somewhat like the original Bellodgia scent. The plant has a funny appearance because all the remaining leaves are in a tuft at the top of each stalk, leaving bare stems below and the bud and flower stalks above. Many lantanas are blooming, on completely bare stalks and branches, since the old leaves first turned purplish and then dropped off from the cold and new leaves have not yet appeared.


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