Good morning! Welcome to another Six on Saturday; whereupon, in conjunction with The Propagator and chums, I shall commence an examination of Six Things that I found in my garden.
1. Lithodora diffusa
This one seems right at home in a slightly shaded aspect of the owl-pine garden. It has spread quite a lot over the last couple of years, but not to the extent of becoming a nuisance. It just does it’s thing without asking too much in return.
2. Dicentra peregrina
You might need to put your spectacles on for this one. Some time ago, I got rather excited about a tiny little seedling of Dicentra peregrina. I have thought about little else since (that may be a slight exaggeration). The original seedling now has this roomy pot to settle into. The old seed pot now has several seedlings showing, so progress is good!
3. Corydalis wilsonii
While I was in the greenhouse, I also enjoyed the company of this little blighter. It’s very easy to grow, and produces generous crops of seed. Whilst it doesn’t seem to mind the cold too much, it’s less impressed by the damp weather which usually accompanies our winters. As a result, it spends it’s life in the greenhouse, and appears to be quite happy with it’s lot.
4. Erodium guttatum
I think I have the name right, but am happy to be corrected. It is another gem I helped myself to at some point. It sits right on the edge of the owl-pine garden, tickling the ankles of any passers-by.
5. Corydalis petrophila
This made an appearance a few weeks ago, and I’m pleased to report it has now perked right up. The leaves have lost their attractive dark, deeply pattern appearance in favour of a more verdant hue; the flowers are taking over as the point of interest now. Not that I’m complaining. I can’t find much out about this plant, so growing it is a bit of an adventure: one that I’m thoroughly enjoying.
6. Pseudofumaria lutea
I seem to be featuring this in my Six on Saturday posts fairly regularly, and make no apologies for it. It’s such a charming little thing, with a rather cheeky demeanour. It’s propensity for cropping up where it shouldn’t only adds to it’s charm.
That’s all for today’s Six on Saturday: another brief one I’m afraid. It’s such a busy time of year, there never seems to be quite enough hours in the day! Thanks for popping by, and enjoy your weekend.