Thursday, 31 March 2016

Spring Annuals : Lovely Lobelia

Lobelias are eye catchy hanging spring annuals that are unique since they form vine like structure  with densely forming an inch flowers ..


Monday, 21 March 2016

Spring Stars : Shade lovers Impatiens

Some spring Annuals strive in shade environment to survive and flourish ...One of such plant is Impatiens ..Impatiens are semi succulent plants that bring a splash of color to the garden.


They do not grow well in wet state ,requires a semi shady environment to flourish .    

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Spring Stars : Jazzy Petunias

Petunias are the most vibrant spring annuals that bring splash of color to the garden.Blooming for longest time  period,they are easy to grow .


A Trailing Petunia

The trailing petunias wafts clove scent in the air bringing freshness to the mind .                               


There is no dearth of colors and pattern in petunia flowers                                                                    

Ultra Star Petunias are the most eye catchy petunias ..                                                                               

Not only single flowering there are semi double and double varieties of petunia too..                       

A fully double petunia

A picotee semi double petunia

A Picotee semi double Petunia

Happy Spring !!!!




Sunday, 13 March 2016

Spring Stars : Clarkia and Alyssum

Spring Annuals that add fresh fragrance to the garden gives  therapy to the mind . Although many Annuals emit mild fragrance but only few have strong one to attract instantly.

Clarkia unguiculata or better known as Clarkia  planted in mass wafts fragrance in the air .


A single flower on the stalk has its own unique beauty ...                                                                        

Snowfall in my city is impossible since temperature does not fall by, but glimpse of  snow could be created by growing Snow carpet better known as Alyssum .                                                            

 Alyssum has its unique flavor of fragrance i.e. of  Honey ,it wafts warm honey in air .


Spring is in full swing and so as Spring flowers which are appearing day by day .                          
Today's Flowers          

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Spring Stars : Delphiniums and Linaria

Spring is in the air ...Garden is filled with colors and fragrance ....Although many spring Annuals give purplish background to the spring garden ..But Delphiniums covers the ground in most eye catchy purple view.

             Delphiniums also known as Larkspur stands out at top  amongst  annuals which are planted in collective  to outshine an area of garden .

Larkspur in White too 

Flower from the stalk

Linarias are the annuals which self seed themselves every spring giving plethora of colors shining in the air .                                                                                                                                                  

Close up shot of the Linaria flower 

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