Sunday, February 27, 2011
Leucanthemum x superbum
Some simple but elegant Daisies for Today’s Flowers. This patch of Daisies never seems to fail to have a great show in the spring. It has been steadily increasing in size with virtually no maintenance, except the occasional shearing after the first flush of blooms. Usually I just shear the tips and that rewards me with a new round of blooms. After several years I am going to have to go in and do some dividing, which will be nice for the new plants it will create.
Since it is Sunday here is the bonus flower.
We grew this Flowering Maple last season. I had never seen one this color before and it performed well. Now I kind of wish that we had saved it in the greenhouse over the winter. They do well inside but not great but after a couple of weeks outside in the spring they are back to looking beautiful. You can see a Scarlet Leadwort (Plumbago indica) poking in from the side. They did well together.
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