A most curious “obedient plant”

Planted this year 2 specimens of Physostegia virginiana ‘Bouquet rose’. The name obedient plant comes from the odd fact that the flower-heads, when moved from their usual position, stay put instead of springing back as most flowers would. Grab the middle vertical line and drag it to the left or to the right.

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Some insects in Papi Joe’s Garden…

There are less and less interesting insects about, so it’s kind of re-assuring to spot them in the garden. They are not all as nice-looking or friendly to the plants, but here there are… Click on the thumbnails to view the larger images.

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