Sunday, February 26, 2012
Synonyms: Vinca, Cayenne Jasmine, Madagascar Periwinkle, Old Maid
Lazy Sunday so far. This beauty is annual in our area and a bit of a finicky one. When it does grow it truly reminds me of a garden aristocrat. The plants are short and don’t really spread that much. I have found they like some moisture and few hours respite from the afternoon sun. They have not done well in containers for us. This isn’t a common plant at growers around here but if you are persistent you can find them.
Today’s bonus flower picture is an abstract of a Strawflower. They are fun to grow with their bright and bristly flowers. Do not water them too much.
Synonyms: Everlasting Daisy, Golden Everlasting