Red in my garden is a welcome accent against all the shades of green foliage. From flying creatures, flowers and foliage, red is a color that catches the eye. Anyone know the name of this colorful flying insect enjoying the Sweet Almond?
Stopping to smell the Louis Philippe roses I realize even their scent is connected to the color red. Their smell reminds me of cherry flavored candy. Is it just because I'm seeing cherry-red that I imagine this?
The Bottle Brush tree is blooming away now that it has reached a height of ten feet. I have been happily watching its red blooms attract hummingbirds and bees.
Accent foliage of magenta red hues really pops against the shades of green in the shady tropical corner. Blood Leaf Irisine has made it through even our colder winters. This year, with the mild winter temperatures, it has remained a small bush and with its spring growth I can see it becoming an even larger presence.
First time in a long time the Ti plants have shown height as well as their lovely colors. The background of white Caladiums is early in appearing too. Love this spring!
My favorite cardinal family is still nesting in the azalea bushes and visiting the feeders throughout the day. I love the flitting flashes of red they bring to the garden.