Black Dragon Hibiscus, Purple Flowers, and Ornamental Kale

I'm excited that some previous bloomers came back for a second round of flowers. In this post I have a couple of beautiful purple hibiscuses, pink powder puff plant, "Twilight Zone" rose, red portulaca, and a variety of ornamental kale. Only the "Black Dragon" hibiscus below is flowering for the first time this year. I … Continue reading Black Dragon Hibiscus, Purple Flowers, and Ornamental Kale

Dahlia, Rain Lily, Hibiscus, Datura, and Banana Flowers

This week churned out several NEW flowers in my garden. The dahlia below I planted last fall sprouted. The Yellow Ballerina datura grown from seeds earlier in the year flowered. Yellow manihot hibiscus grown from seeds flowered. Finally, the big banana lotus plant is finally happy enough to grow green leaves. I don't believe I … Continue reading Dahlia, Rain Lily, Hibiscus, Datura, and Banana Flowers