I will try to spread seeds from these plants, and pull the non-blue ones, to keep the blue level high. They are another plant the hummingbirds love.
The Silky Net Bush, Calothamnus villosus, is blooming. I read that it blooms on old wood. I did not realize when the writer said "old wood", the writer meant old wood. I thought old growth. But its really old wood--right on the stems! More hummingbird bait--with all the nectar in this garden, they may be too fat to fly.
A rare and perfect flower from 'Tea Clipper'.
The buff color reminded me of 'English Garden'. Here's 'English Garden':
They are similar in that they produce just a few flowers, all of them perfect and arresting. 'English Garden' is a tiny plant with little vigor that must be babied. 'Tea Clipper' is a large plant that is not babied at all.
I've been working away at the Winter Project, and have made good progress, though I'm distracted somewhat by a number of things, mostly the puppies. 95% of my bandwidth is puppy. Four percentage points for everything else, and one percentage point for blogging, which is why posts lately have been
The bees may miss the Rosemary too--but there is and will be Cerinthe.