There are now plenty of colour shade variations for both nasturtium flowers and leaves but I still like the red and yellow ones with light green leaves.
The ones on the plot this year are mostly self-seeded as snails devoured nearly all of the ones that germinated from seeds I sowed. I’m glad they did appear as I would have have missed these bright, cheery flowers.
I dead-headed the pot marigolds on Monday morning when I also had a close look at the all the various distinct colour variations that I now grow. One flower in particular caught my eye as it’s almost creamy, and I’ve certainly not seen any as light as this previously.
This other one perfectly illustrates how red the backs of the petals are before the flower fully opens as a completely different colour.
I’ve sent various blog friends pot marigold seeds over the past couple of years and recently some have mentioned how they’ve done with them. Joanna over on Awholeplotoflove in her post Sunny Saturday last weekend made me smile as she said that they make her heart sing every time she looks at them. Mark on Mark’s Veg Plot did a really generous post yesterday titled Flighty’s Favourites which included lots of wonderful photos. My thanks again to both for the mention and link.
Have a good weekend!
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