It’s day three of the unfolding of the first Brugmansia bloom. I first noticed the bud 11 days ago, and the flower popped out three days ago. Since then it’s been achingly slow unfolding. It teaches one patience.
The Day Lillies have been blooming about a week now. I’ve read that they are night scented, but so far they haven’t put off any scent. Night or day. Unseasonably cool days and nights perhaps? At any rate, those appear to be gone now, so we’ll see if warm weather brings out the scent.
Also known as Beard’s Tongue, this plant came back from last year, stronger and wilder than typical Foxglove, of which Beard’s Tongue is a relative, native to the U.S.
A look at plants, ideas, resources, moon gardens, herbalism and how I became the witch’s gardener. Gardening with a history.