|Spiny little balls form |
after the Canna blooms
Big black beads were in the seed box this spring. When I put them there (I had to be the only one who would do this), apparently I was confident that my memory would keep their name handy for the day when the information would be helpful.
|Hot color in the cool Fall|
Must have forgotten to inform Miss Memory of this part of her job description. So I threw the big black beads away. Hadn't a clue what might spring up if they went into the ground.
|Mature seed pod revealing enough|
of the big black bead to solve the mystery
And now the lovely sleek and slender lipstick-red cannas are showing their full cycle--buds, blooms, balls and beads--all at once even in this fall season.
|Label them in a seed packet--|
this time I will remember what they are
The mystery is solved by Things I get to do today as I pause for a moment to admire the wonders of this plant.