Foxgloves and Other Darlings

Before the rain, hail and high winds came and took them all away.

I love these flowers.  I love their color, the funky spots, and the

sound the bees make when they are way up inside.  The buzzing is

amplified by the bell shape leaves,  it sounds like a rocket about to


oh, and they are highly poisionous, how cool is that?

Lupines.  Pretty nice this year before the slugs and grasshoppers

had their feast.  I just cut them back tonight to the nubbies.  We will see what happens next year.


1 comment so far

  1. Kris on

    I love them too. But we can’t have them around because of the poison aspect — it would only be a matter of time before we had some sort of livestock or dog disaster. But yours are absolutely beautiful. Even the normally oblivious boys commented favorably!

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