• Flowers
  • March Bloominess

    Parrot’s Beak It’s been years since I’ve done a Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day post, but we have lots of blooms going on out back. Enjoy some of our crazy spring blooms: Euphorbia ‘Ascot Rainbow’ Sonchus canariensis The deck of fun CA Natives: Tidy Tips and Camissonia bistorta Crazy cool Calendula Melianthus major starting to bloom […]

  • Flowers
  • Spring Flower Freakout

    Hurray for flowers! Did you know that I’m a flower freak? We still have lots succulents hanging around, but I’m flower crazy. This was taken about a month ago and many of those annuals have passed on to make room for a bunch of seedlings from past plants. Linaria reticulata ‘Flamenco’ the orangey red plant […]

  • Botanical Gardens
  • Conservatory of Flowers Bloom Action

      Medinilla scortechinii (Orange Medinilla) The Conservatory of Flowers always has a great display of mesmerizing blooms.  It changes every time we visit and my favorite that day was this Medinilla scortechinii (Orange Medinilla).  The flower reminds me of a growing crystalline structure…very cool. Bro Bloom The conservatory is broken up into about 5 sections each with it own plant palette.  The […]