Wednesday, May 7, 2014

The self seeding Aquilegia...

For years I have been pulling  out these  pale Mauve Aquilgea selfseeders . They never plant themselves in the right spots.

But this year I've left them ,  They seem to have got the message ; and made a neat  little colony surrounding the Honesty and Forester grass , which is looking so fresh this time of year.

With a few tall spikes of Verbascum , this won't last long.

This one has nestled next to the  Syneilesis , which I like …

And here decorating the gate. `Yes, I'm enjoying these pale little Aquilegia this year.

8 comments:

  1. beautiful, Linda! I wish mine reseeded in such a nice color...all mine have sort of inter-bred into a mix of yellows and peaches...not bad, but yours would work with so many more colors than mine do!

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    1. Scott, To think I was planning to pull them out again. The planting has changed a lot here , they fit in nicely now.

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  2. So pretty. As always, your garden is looking fab!

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    1. Thank you Heather , I want to see more photos of yours .

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  3. You got some nice surprises by allowing them to make their own decisions, especially nestled in with the Soloman's Seal in the background.

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    1. Ricki, They've done me proud this year !

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  4. These are all self-seeders? Amazing! I absolutely love them. The color is so romantic and soft and lovely. I love the juxtaposition of foliage form with the Syneilesis. This just proves that Mother Nature knows what she's doing.

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    1. Grace, I should stop being so controlling ;)

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