There's just something so romantic about the springtime blossoms of wisteria hanging down from their branches. Is it the promise of long, lazy summer days to come or simply the graceful cascades of petals imitating a waterfall?
Looking around the landscape in the middle of winter can be a rather dreary proposition. The cold night temperatures take their toll on frost-sensitive plants and even plants that are considered cold hardy can start to look a bit rough around the edges. Until you come across this show-stopper! Euphorbia tirucalli ‘Sticks on Fire’ has actually gotten better looking with the cooler temperatures. The yellow, orange and red colors of this plant have intensified and it truly looks like ‘Sticks on Fire.’
What's great about San Diego? Well, many things but one in particular is our long summers. Temperatures may be dipping in other parts of the country but not here! We're still enjoying warm summer-like days, they may be getting shorter but we've got some beautiful Hibiscus blossoms that thrive this time of year.
They’re Creepy and they’re Kooky, Mysterious and Spooky…” The opening line to the quirky Addam’s Family song portrays their eccentric, morbid lifestyle. We think it can also apply to some sinister plants in our nursery. How so, you may ask?