funky echinacea

i wanted to buy these for the garden so badly. i didn’t b/c they cost twice as much as regular pink echinacea.

between the raindrops

We are expecting some hard weather, in the Deep South, today. Gulf ball sized hail would tear this Poppy to ribbons. I thought it would be a bit gentler to SNIP the stem, then put FIRE under its tush & then PLUNGE it into cold water. It is on my kitchen table, dazzling–to make up…

the Delia should be renamed…

the southern Belle. Look at all those petticoats! All dressed up & only me to see & then swoon over. A gift from Stephanie for my cut flower garden. LOVE.