Monday, August 15, 2011

35 Year Old Lupin

After clearing much of the front garden over winter, a single lupin leaf appeared in the spring.
purple on purple

 It has blossomed into this magnificent specimen. We have not put any lupins in here, so chances are it's a dormant legacy from when the garden was in it's heyday, 35 years ago!

Tropaeolum speciosum sometimes known as the 'flame flower' lives up to it's name

Here's a reminder of the garden in the 1970's :