Garden Bites #003: Name That Plant, Round 1
3 Comments Karen HamiltonMay 26, 2012
One of the skill by-products of growing a garden is identifying plants or plant families before they mature. As I’m new to the game, I have no freaking idea what I’m looking at sometimes. Help me figure them out this summer. Here are two to start it off.
This is growing in a raised bed along our front walkway. Grows low to the ground and flowers are dime- to nickel-sized.
Four of these foot-high shrubs are growing in the shade by our front door. The tiny, clumping blooms are crimson. They’re even more vivid in real life.