Seasons in the Garden

One of the joys of gardening all year round in California is witnessing the transformation of leaves and seeds. From green to red, from flower to seed pod.

An outstanding example of transformative beauty is in the Japanese Anemone,  a low maintenance shade-lover.

Anemone hupehensis, Anemone hupehensis var. japonica, and Anemone × hybrida (commonly known as the Chinese anemone or Japanese anemone, thimbleweed, or windflower) are species of flowering herbaceous perennials in the Ranunculaceae family.

What are your favorite plant transformations?

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