Gardening in Southwest Washington State. Aiming for good food, sustainability, diversity, ecological balance. Learning from tradition, science, experience, and experimentation. Growing fruits, vegetables, trees, and flowers. Growing from seeds, cuttings, divisions, and grafting. Puttering meditation.
Sunday, May 06, 2007
The "national flower" of Changchun, China (see this link). This one is about 8 years old, and blooms reliably once or twice annually. It's seedlings haven't bloomed yet, at about 6 years old.