I’ve been having my groceries delivered for the last 3 months. I’ve really missed going through the fresh flowers at the market to make a bouquet. I tried something new with my last delivery and ordered a bouquet of baby’s breath and one of yellow tulips. I had wanted several hydrangea but I couldn’t order them. Anyway the flowers were lovely when delivered with my groceries. Read More
Dune Sunflower AKA Beach Sunflower is a fast-growing ground cover native to central Florida. It is a highly salt-tolerant plant that thrives in sandy, well-drained soil in full sun. It can be found growing naturally on sand dunes and with native vines and grasses. Back 4 years ago, a friend gave me some Dune Sunflower seedlings which I planted around the yard. Under adequate growing conditions, it becomes a shrubby ground cover of about two to four feet tall. I didn’t realize how big the little seedling would get and it started taking over my yard. In the fall I removed the plants, but I still get little babies coming up. I remove most of them. The one I let stay grows into a huge mound of flowers. Today I’m sharing a little mini-bouquet of little Dune Sunflowers with greenery from the yard.
Anthuriums are herbaceous epiphytes native to tropical America, a genus of more than 800 species found in the New World tropics from Mexico to northern Argentina and Uruguay. The anthurium is also known as Painted Tongue, Flamingo Flower (Flamingo Lily) or Tail Flower.They are grown for their brightly colored flower spathes and their ornamental leaves.