A Week of Flowers

Massonia pygmaea

Day Seven 28 November 2020 Massonia pygmaea This gem of a plant is no more than 3 cm tall and is in flower in our indoor (unheated) garden. Massonia pygmaea is endemic to South Africa, occuring mostly in the Northern to Western Cape, often growing at high altitudes. Discovering this tiny plant in flower just… Continue reading A Week of Flowers

A Week of Flowers

Honeysuckle Lonicera periclymenum

Day Six 27 November 2020 My garden is too exposed for climbers and shrubs, but our native honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum) is more of a scrambler than a climber. Tucked in a sheltered corner it rambles and roams through the rocks and driftwood, and meanders along the wall. Each year it is severely pruned by the… Continue reading A Week of Flowers

A Week of Flowers

wild angelica

Day Three 24 November 2020 Today I am aiming to induce not just a smile, but an enormous grin, as my contribution to Cathy's Week of Flowers. Please join us and help brighten these dark days. Wild Angelica Angelica sylvestris It is a warm July afternoon and I have climbed over the fence into the… Continue reading A Week of Flowers

A Week of Flowers

Erigeron glaucus

Day Two 23 November 2020 A gentle offering for the second day of Cathy's Week of FlowersPlease have a look at the other contributions (links on Cathy‚Äôs blog: Words and Herbs) and start the week with a smile. Beach Aster Erigerion glaucus Beach Aster or Seaside Fleabane is the perfect plant for my rock and… Continue reading A Week of Flowers

A Week of Flowers

Eucomis pole-evansi

Day One: 22 November 2020 Cathy at Words and Herbs has a beautiful garden in Bavaria. She has green fingers, is a talented cook and a gentle soul. So I am delighted to join her is posting photographs of flowers from my garden that have made me smile this year. I hope that the eclectic… Continue reading A Week of Flowers