Astrantia – mini sculptures

I just love these little flowers!  They make a stunning show, the colours and shades are so beautiful and the combination of leaves and flowers is beautiful.  To have a second show at this time of year is a real bonus too.

astrantia

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Bargain buys…

Went to the local garden centre for compost and horticultural grit.  Whilst there noticed that they had reduced some perennial plants as they were ‘past their best’.  I hope to grow more of my Astrantia from seed but I found two new ones at half price plus a beautiful cranesbill or geranium so am really pleased.  The Geranium is flowering and I think that they Astrantias will do again.

I just love this photo!

cranesbill flower and bumble bee