Friday, November 24, 2006

camellia "winter's beauty" is blooming today; this plant has been in my garden for 8 months, and i hope it winters over well. jasminium nudiflorum is also taking advantage of the warm weather today. this one has been blooming for a few weeks, and it will also bloom come february.



Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

this bald cypress was 6 feet tall when i planted it 8 years ago; now it is about 20 feet tall. the tiny leaves turn a lovely reddish brown before they are shed late in the fall. unfortunately, there's an unattractive house behind the tree... hope the tree continues its rapid growth!

Monday, November 13, 2006

this hydrangea is acutally a lovely aubergine color, but the flash made it look purple.

Thursday, November 02, 2006

fall colors: dwarf oakleaf hydrangea, japanese maple sangu kaku, butterfly bush, enkinanthus crape myrtle
sedum autumn joy in front of a yellowing fern