More to explore:
Purple flowers, Orcas Island
I love english cottage garden flowers
Foxglove makes a beautiful garden and reseeds itself!
purple foxgloves, Washington state
Purple Fox Glove - Washington state
Foxglove, a personal favorite, love anything that self-seeds...and it heals.
more soft color - fox glove
The foxglove bells, with lolling tongue, Will not reveal what peals were rung In Faery, in Faery, A thousand ages gone. All the golden clappers hang As if but now the changes rang; by Mary Webb
Foxglove (digitalis purpurea), an old-fashioned flower. Folk names include folk's gloves, as people used to think fairies used the flowers for gloves. Gorgeous in an early summer border.
Foxglove...sometimes called "fairies gloves"
Foxglove ~ Empowerment! Spiritual awakening and awareness of manipulations, to bring back your personal power ~ associated with the fairies
purple, purple, purple party-ideas
The cottage garden flower par excellence: the foxglove. Photo by Robert Ullmann
Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) ~ these are easy to grow and so showy, but are toxic if ingested; this is where the cardiac drug digitalis comes from. Lovely aren't they?
peonies... I used to collect bulbs. These flowers love our clay-like soil and are very easy keepers and pleasers! One day I'd like a yellow one! They were $100 a couple of years ago!
#patternpod #beautifulcolor #inspiredbycolor
Bee & foxglove Digitalis early summer bloomer. An old fashioned cottage garden perennial which is what bees seem to prefer