April 28, 2017

spring blooms and vintage bottles



Do you know this flower?

....It's one of my favorites,
and it just explodes with blooms in April and May.

I first saw it
years ago
 in my neighbor Nancy's garden,
and I immediately
went out a bought one for 
my garden.


Now it's over six feet tall and full of flowers
that are great for cutting and bringing in the house.


It almost looks like a hydrangea,
but the blooms start off a pretty chartreuse color

and then transform into a creamy white shade.... 


This little amethyst bottle
has a story to tell too,
but I’ll save that for
another day!



ciao! fabiana


6 comments:

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    1. Thanks Mary Ann! Have a lovely weekend...

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  2. Beautiful. Viburnum. Love it. Have three bushes in my yard. Still on green stage.

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    1. Thank you Sandy. Wow, I bet you get lots of pretty cut flowers for the house!

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  3. What variety of Viburnum are those? Love them and have to have them in my garden!

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    1. Hi! It's a Snowball Viburnum. It starts out a little slow, but it comes back stronger and bigger every year.

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