"A rather regal rabbit stands sentinel in front of the arbor." Portland, Oregon, garden of Dulcy and Ted Mahar. Photography by John Granen. Text by Rebecca Christian. "Garden Retreat" produced by Barbara Mundall.
Echinops for buttonholes. GLOBE THISTLE part sun- partial shade.are prickly and weed=like often pulled out and confused with an invasive plant. Just get gumtree balls, spray paint blue, glue onto a skewer and call it good.
WILD FLOWERS I have always loved Queen Anne's Lace. When I was little my grandmother would pick some and add food coloring to the water so the flower heads took on the color of the water. Special memories for me.
Scabiosa lucida is a dwarf, clump forming perennial with fine cut, grey green basal leaves. It has pincushion flowers that are pale lilac, standing on erect stems from spring until frost. Plant in free draining soil in a sunny position.