Sunday, May 31, 2009

Magnolia


Flowering Magnolia - from a neighbors tree.
5-31-09

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Knock Out Rose


This shrub rose is most popular this year.
It is draught tolerant and resists black spot.
5-28-09

Thursday, May 14, 2009

The Jiaravanon's Visit


Our former patient and friend Sumet Jiaravanon and
his wife visited today from Singapore (or Hong Kong).
They gave me a tie and Jan a hand bag. We presented
them with one of our books.
5-14-09

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Peony


This rich red peony is in a beautiful contemporary
vase, a recent gift.
5-12-09

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Allium


Flowering plant in the onion genus, one of the
largest in the plant genuses in the world with over
1250 species. The bulbs are edible but seem too
expensive to eat.
5-9-09

Sweet William


Dianthus barbatus -beautifully colored perennial. In the
Victorian Language of flowers Sweet William is the symbol
of gallantry.
5-9-09

Rhodadendron


From the Greek rose tree. In the Family Ericaceae.
The national flower of Nepal and the state flowers
of West Virginia and Washington.
5-9-09