Travel, Gardens, Food, Photography, Books, Shoes

Color Your World: 120 Days of Crayola: Blue Violet

The Blue Violet Flowers

The Blue Violet Flowers

 

A Beautiful Garden in West Hoathly, UK

A Beautiful Garden in West Hoathly, UK

I do not know what these flowers are. I think they are primroses. They were a beautiful iridescent Blue Violet! It was just one of thousands of beautiful plants that I saw in the English gardens on my English Garden Tour 2015! 

Just to let you know, I’ve been thinking of what I would do with the lottery money that now is up to over 1 billion. One of the things I would do is purchase a garden and lovely little cottage in the UK and hang out with gardening friends that know all the latin names of flowers. Perhaps they would have a class on such at the local Woman’s Institute meeting, for transplants like me, who would like to be in the know. I can only dream! Well, maybe I could start on one flower. If the flower shown is a primrose, it is called primula vulgaris. How could anything so beautiful be vulgar?

This post is just one of many in the Color Your World: 120 Days of Crayola Challenge! Enjoy!

7 Responses to “Color Your World: 120 Days of Crayola: Blue Violet”

  1. dechareli

    One of my favourite colours! And a beautiful garden with that. I wish it were yours!

    Reply
  2. BuntyMcC

    Not primroses – don’t think they ever come in blue. They look like delphiniums , which grow rather tall on a stalk and range from white to indigo on a blue scale. Perhaps yours had fallen over?

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Graham's Island

Life on the Big Island of Hawaii

A Day In The Life

People, Places, Nature, LIFE!

Second Wind Leisure Perspectives

Fun, Fitness & Photography

Thistles and Kiwis

A blog about a Scottish woman, who lived in Denmark, and moved to New Zealand

Does This Font Make Me Look Fat?

Mala Burt, who writes with Laura Ambler, blogs about inspiration in writing, gardening, food, and life in St. Michaels - the prettiest town on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

The59Club

My two cents about travel, life and easing into retirement

Doing The Plan

Blooming in Frome, a garden diary

n20gardener

a blog about gardening and growing

that little voice

fun, interesting and provocative musings by a 70+ youngster

Down the Road

Photographs and stories by Jim Grey

A Sawyer's Daughter

The Life & Times of a Sawmill Man's Eldest Child

My Gardener Says...

Yeah, it's work, but it's less work than grass and far more interesting.

OAP Adventures

An OAP takes a gap year or two

M.A. Lossl

An author's life, books, and historical research

Box & Bay

A blog about gardens.

Travel With Nano B.

Travel | Food | Lifestyle

Virginia Wildflowers

a natural history gallery of wildflowers and mushrooms

Invitation to the Garden

gardens, garden history, garden tours, landscape design, herbs, perennials, roses, Southern culture, Southern cuisines, travel

The Fire Escape Garden

Growing a kitchen garden in a small space, one leaf at a time

The Second Best Time

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

%d bloggers like this: