This photo clearly shows the “pleated” new leaves. They are the most exquisite lime green. I love all shades of green, almost, but this is just about the best!
Helleborus argutifolius This Helleborus argutifolius develops into a nice sized shrub and has exquisite green buds that are often flushed with a little pink. It is a very architectural plant with its very spikey leaves. A’must have’ in any garden!
Bergenia buds The leaves of this Bergenia turn to a rich burgundy in the winter. If the weather is cold and bright, some times the leaves become almost red! It’s very beautiful, especially if there is a little snow… Some Bergenia have a better growth habit and stay neatly in a clump, and others seem […]
Bergenia These ‘ just opening’ buds of Bergenia were almost missed on my garden ‘walk about’ this week. I had to practically get down on the ground to get this shot! They make a great cut flower for the house for they last a very long time and you get to see all the tiny details […]