Random Ramblings

Random Ramblings: Personal observations on a wide variety of subjects. Photographs of creatures and things that are taken on seeing the unusual as well as everyday things.

Foxhunt

Every year, in early Spring, I check the garden borders looking for new foxglove plants. The one striking thing about this wonderful, old cottage garden essential is that every off-spring is different. From the darkest crimson purple can come a soft, buttermilk bloom with every shade in between! Each flower is like finding a precious jewel that has been chipped from the deepest mine. Every year I find at least one new variation from those that have visited before and they always leave me spellbound.

Foxhunt This Foxglove has upper flower insides cream with purple spots gradually changing so that lower ones are purple and the spots encircled with white

Foxgloves

Foxgloves standing to attention in the flower borders

Foxgloves in bloomFoxgloves on parade

11 comments:

Leslie said...

The inside of that flower looks so cool!

BALLET NEWS said...

Fabulous, frilly, and pink. What more could you ask for ?

Ann said...

Very pretty. I just bought one of those this year. I read that they are supposed to attract humming birds. So far no birds but it's still pretty to look at.

Petula said...

Those are beautiful. I would love something like that in my yard.

Duni said...

These are so pretty! The colour is so vibrant.

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BALLET NEWS said...

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Andy said...

Cool. First time I've seen Foxgloves. These caught my attention because of one of the characters in Neil Gaiman's Sandman comics.

Amethyst Moon said...

so pretty. unfortunately I can't get flowers like that to stay alive in the scorching Florida heat.

Summer Paige said...

Fab color. Pink! Obviously, pink is my favorite hue. By the way, thank you for visiting Summer Bubbles. I'll follow your blog, too.

RWS Photo said...

Nice flowers