is for Eupatorium rugosum 'Chocolate'
Although this plant blooms in late summer, early autumn, the foliage is beautiful this month. And besides, any plant with the name Chocolate is a winner in my book :-)
is for the fabulous foliage of Farfugium
I have five different varieties of this great shade plant.
Farfugium used to be called Ligularia, and the common name is Leopard Plant, which is fitting for this spotted variety, 'Aureomaculatum'
This Green Leopard Plant has no spots
This beautifully variegated variety is
Farfugium 'Giganteum' has giant leaves
'Shishi Botan' has curly leaves
is for the green, green grass of home
A few weeks ago we top-dressed the lawn with compost.
Click here to see the "before" pictures.
is for happiness
My arm is finally 100% healed, so I am back to diggin' in the dirt :-)
I am no longer a gimpy gardener -- just a happy one with dirt under my nails!
a day without dirt under your nails is like a day without sunshine.
To see the Alphabet for April (A-D) post, click here
Who knows what the rest of the alphabet will bring...