Thursday, December 21, 2006

Camellia Japonica 'Spring's Promise'

'Spring's Promise' is mis-named. It starts blooming in November and keeps blooming until late winter.

Monday, December 18, 2006

Ilex verticillata, winterberry holly, coral berry holly

I believe this is an Ilex verticillata with orange pumpkin colored berries rather than the traditional red.

Sunday, December 10, 2006

Friday, December 8, 2006

Penstemons and pinks

Short dianthus and medium height penstemons - a good combination.

Friday, December 1, 2006


Leontopodium alpinum
Lion's foot or paw
Queen's flower

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Saturday, November 18, 2006

Ramp flower

Ramps, Allium tricoccum are wild leeks with flat wide leaves. Leaves and bulbs are edible.

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Inaugural post

This blog will be used to post plant and nature photos I don't have room for on my regular Mucknmire blog. The photo is of japanese maple 'Sango Kaku' leaves.