|These tiny fingers keep adding another blossom out|
on the end
This morning it was a Hummingbird perch. Yesterday a pair of Goldfinches rested there. Everyday, all day it is an extremely spindly, five-foot high flowering perennial with two-and-a-half-inch wide clumps of purple blossoms. They began growing after I planted a "Bee Friendly" mix of flower seeds.
|Leaves are sparse, slender, sawtoothed,|
rough to touch. Stems are squarish and
When creating a flower arrangement is one of my Things I get to do today, these naturally find their way in--perfect in all ways since they add a punch, have a slender stem, and have no leaves below or above the water line in the vase.
BUT WHAT ON EARTH ARE THEY CALLED? Please folks--it's your turn to write. Someone out there must know what these are!
And Nan, a friend in California, tells me they are Verbena Bonariesis. Looked it up and it's a match! Thanks, Nan.