Are you tired of looking at those shirts? Well, I am so here's something pretty from the garden.
If you read my blog you know how fond I am of succulents in pots on my deck. I don't grow them for the flowers but for the interesting shapes and colors and their ease of care. I was surprised when these two started to send out flower shoots so early in the season, but I do like them, especially the magenta colored clusters on the one plant.
I also like Hibiscus, but they are a tropical flower. They were everywhere in Hawaii. When I saw this braided trunk specimen in Costco's a few weeks ago at such a reasonable price, I snapped it up. I repotted it in a much larger pot and planted bright blue lobelia around the perimeter of the pot. The flowers only last for one day, but today it was very happy with several blooms.