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Flowering Now: Cactus Flowers

Flowering Now: Cactus Flowers We were greeted with these blooms after returning from our trip to Milan. See all my Flowering Now Posts  and Follow Don’t miss a single post! Sign up for the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List Want to learn more about succulents? Check out these books for your local library and Amazon.com! ††† * A portion […]

Flowering Now: An interesting geranium in the garden this morning via Instagram

Flowering Now: An interesting geranium in the garden this morning This geranium came from a broken shoot my wife found on the street one day and has grown into a lovely plant. It is quite different from a more typical geranium with these small, thin, petals on its flowers.   and Follow Don’t miss a single […]

Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) flower in the garden via My Instagram

Brunfelsia (Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) flower in the garden I planted these shrubs back in November 2016 and now they are flowering fully for the first time. The flowers change from purple to lavender to white over the course of a few days.  Previous Videos on Brunfelsia Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow […]

Flowering Now: Red Camellia in the garden via My Instagram

Flowering Now: Red Camellia in the garden Our good rains this season have caused a flush of bloom on our only Camellia.  Join the Gardener’s Notebook Mailing List  and Follow Learn more about camellia with these books †† * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books […]

Sweet pea flowers In the neighborhood via my Instagram

Sweet pea flowers In the neighborhood Glorious sweet peas blooming strongly in my friend’s front garden.  Join me at Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook    and Follow Learn more about sweet peas with these books † * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may […]

Flowering Now: Daffodil

Flowering Now: Daffodil Via Instagram Our recent rain (and a bit more last night) have caused then daffodils to burst forth. Even better, the temperatures have been cool enough that the blooms have hung around for a while. In hotter years, they often only get a day or two before fading.  Narcissus /nɑːrˈsɪsəs/ is a genus of predominantly spring perennial plants […]

First Paperwhites 2018 via Instagram

First Paperwhites 2018 After our recent, and first rain of the season, the Paperwhites have arisen and bloomed.   and Follow * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! † Available from the LA Public Library Read […]

Flowering Now: First Snowflakes (Leucojum) of 2018

Flowering Now: First Snowflakes (Leucojum) of 2018 Via Instagram Leucojum is a small genus of bulbous plants native to Eurasia belonging to the Amaryllis family, subfamily Amaryllidoideae.[2][3][4] As currently circumscribed, the genus includes only two known species,[1] most former species having been moved into the genus Acis. Both genera are known as snowflakes. Leucojum is a compound of Greek λευκος, leukos “white” and ἰόν, ion “violet”. The spelling Leucoium is also used. Other common names include snowbell, dewdrop, and St. Agnes’ flower. — Wikipedia.org More […]

Flowering Now: Apple Blossom Camellia

Flowering Now: Apple Blossom Camellia Via Instagram Camellia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Theaceae. They are found in eastern and southern Asia, from the Himalayas east to Japan and Indonesia. There are 100–300 described species, with some controversy over the exact number. There are also around 3,000 hybrids. The genus was named by Linnaeusafter the Jesuit botanist Georg Joseph Kamel, who worked in the Philippines […]

Flowering Now: Sunflowers (Helianthus)

Flowering Now: Sunflowers (Helianthus) Flowering today (Tuesday, July 18, 2017)  in the neighborhood. I love sunflowers, but I don’t have enough open space in the sun to get a huge show like our neighbor. At least I can enjoy these during my neighborhood walks, though. Photo: Douglas E. Welch, A Gardener’s Notebook Via Instagram Helianthus or sunflowers (from […]