What I grew for my wedding bouquet/ Peony Festiva Maxima A classic variety, this peony features large white blooms with flicks of crimson-red. It's an heirloom variety from the 1850s that's still extremely popular today.
Clematis armandii 'Apple Blossom' has superb evergreen foliage that looks good all year round, accompanied by large sprays of whitish pink, vanilla-scented flowers, deeper pink in bud, in early and mid-spring.
Arabian Jasmine flowers almost all year long if it gets enough light. The starry, pure-white flowers produce a soft, flowery fragrance and are used to make jasmine tea. Grow Arabian jasmine in a bright spot protected from drafts and provide abundant humidity. Water regularly and feed it in spring and summer with a general-purpose houseplant fertilizer.
I know it has been a little quiet around here the past week, but I am trying to take some time off to relax and enjoy the summer. I just got back from a mini vacation down at the southern Jersey shore. It was hard leaving my favorite place and all the wonderful salt air... Continue Reading...