We've had so much rain lately and it's back again today. However, we finally saw some sun yesterday so my daughter got off work early and we headed out around 2:30 pm to get some flowers for planting this coming weekend.
So many beautiful colors and varieties to choose from! I saw a few flowers that I don't remember seeing before, but I usually stick to buying those that I know will likely survive our hot and humid Missouri summers.
One hardy flower I've discovered in recent years and like is called Angelonia. It comes in various shades, I bought a few in purple. I also love Calibrachoa, which some call Million Bells.
Except for the Calibrachoa hanging baskets, most of the flowers in the trunk of my car belong to my daughter. Mine took up the back seat and we had a good laugh as we were trying to find room for a few new flower pots and a few other needed items. I wanted a few other flowers but we simply didn't have room.
I've been looking for lemon grass as I've read it keeps mosquitoes away and I want to get a few nice geraniums for the front pots. We plan to get some new mulch in the truck this weekend. Also, I'm debating on a few more perennials to expand a flower bed. What fun it is to plan flower gardens! Did I mention recently that I might downsize and not plant so much? I think I've changed my mind. ☺
We had a fun afternoon as we enjoyed the sunshine and beautiful flowers. I was limping badly by the time I got home and worn out, but I am always happy to take a little road trip to shop for flowers.
Happy Wednesday to you!