Sunday, October 10, 2010

Not Quite Ready for Primetime

"Mini-Famous Vampire"
You know it's a big trend when the gardening world has to get in on it.  This is "Mini-Famous Vampire" Calibrachoa.  It is a blood red bloom that can be relied upon to perform from May until October.  Mine is still blooming--and I hacked it way back a couple of months ago when it was getting a little out of hand.  It trails beautifully and isn't picky about soil--and it also seems to do especially well in hot weather. 

So there it is--a vampire in my garden.  But a pretty one that's not at all scary.

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