Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers

Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

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Flower of the Day: Barbra Streisand Rose

Submitted by on August 17, 2019 – 8:39 amNo Comment

Rosa 'Barbra Streisand' (Photo by Susan McKee)Rosa ‘Barbra Streisand’ is a Hybrid Tea rose with fragrant clusters of large, four-inch-across, lavender flowers (26-30 petals), adorned with deep magenta petal edges. Opening from lavender buds, the flowers exude a strong, citrus, rose perfume, and bloom in flushes from spring to fall.

These particular blooms (which look more pink than purple to your Road Trips Gardener) were spotted at the Huntington Gardens in San Marino, California, a few years ago.

(Photo ©2011 by Susan McKee)

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