Occasional Daily Photos 9/26/12

Couple things caught my eye in the front garden tonight.
Santolina ‘Lemon Fizz’ has thickened up nicely over the summer into a sturdy chartreuse bun.



And one of my favorite indicators of the end of summer, the aeoniums coming out of dormancy, deepening in color and plumping up.


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5 Responses to Occasional Daily Photos 9/26/12

  1. gardenbug says:

    I try to picture you WALATing (walking around looking at things) after dinner, unwinding, observant. Luckily for us your camera was in hand.

  2. Deanne says:

    That Santolina is a gem. love it. And aeoniums, wonderful

  3. rosenatti says:

    “a sturdy chartreuse bun” is now on my list of favorite descriptions.

  4. Love the foliage tapestry… especially that santolina, and the aeoniums. Beautiful.

  5. Denise says:

    @’bug, yes, I remember when WALATing was coined by our Napa friend. Fortunately, the light is best when the day has cooled down.
    @Deanne, I’m thrilled it’s made it past the fragile stage. It’s right in the line of fire for the Sunday paper — no mishaps so far.
    @Rosenatti, I wish I had six or seven of them!
    @Thanks, Kim. Aren’t those colors tangy together?

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