Flower Fridays: Aster

Aster is a symmetrical beauty that is perfect for this time of year. We have lavender colored wild asters growing everywhere in our neighborhood. They are one of the last blooming flowers to resist the cold before winter arrives so I am delighted that they prolong my garden. They range in size from tiny-petaled bloomsContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Aster”

Flower Fridays: Calla Lily

Calla lily are striking, bold flowers. Before researching them for this blog, I had never heard their botanical name, zantedeschia aethiopica. That’s a mouth full. Calla lilies are not members of the true lily family—they are in the Araceae family, along with caladium and philodendron. They are native to Africa and have become naturalized inContinue reading “Flower Fridays: Calla Lily”