Rogue

Tagetes (1)This burnt toffee tagetes is a welcome interloper, emerging from a packet of Naughty Marietta seed.  She was supposed to be a blonde but turned out to be a brunette.  More Liz than Marilyn.  I’m not complaining, in the low autumn sunshine she is a real beauty.  She was naughtier than we imagined.  I do love a rogue.

5 thoughts on “Rogue

  1. Yes, surprises can be a treat. The squirrels often dig up flower bulbs, re-plant them in a place of their own choosing and then forget them. As a result, tulips come up in all sorts of unexpected locations.

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  2. I used to visit Wisley Gardens regularly, and loved their area of municipal planting beds, always always, there would be a ‘rogue’ in the well regulated and formal patterns that they had so meticulously set out, always made me smile. Even in the best regulated places …

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  3. Yes, a particularly beautiful form, I would quite like a large mass of this colour, am already pondering where I could put them.

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