Thursday, 29 May 2014

I don't do only green!

Whilst Mark's Veg Plot is still primarily, as it's name suggests, a place for growing veg, my range of ornamental plants is expanding. I want to show you today some more photos of plants of which I am currently very fond. The first of these is my "Dryopteris Erythrosora" fern, whose young fronds are particularly attractive.








I also want to show off this wonderful colour combination, with Oxalis "Burgundy Wine" offset against Variegated Sage:






This will be even nicer when the Lavender that you can just make out in the foreground of the previous photo comes into flower.

7 comments:

  1. That oxalis is really pretty against the light green sage.

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  2. Ooh...thanks for the reminder that my sad little while oxalis needs to go outside. My purple does well, but I think I need a better pot for the white. Time to get it healthy before I transplant! Lovely pictures!

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  3. I have a few of the very same fern.

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  5. We don't seem to have any fern fronds in that colour. They look so pretty. And what a luxuriant growth on your purple oxalis! Looks stunning against the sage.

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