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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Wednesday Vignette

For my Wednesday Vignette this week I'm sharing a photo from my garden of the blooms on my Jeffersonia diphylla, aka twinleaf. Jeffersonia is a spring ephemeral that I know has flowered in the past, but somehow I've always missed it. Spring is such a busy time for gardeners, with so much work to do and so much to captivate your attention. In the past I've seen this with seed capsules, so I know it has flowered. This year I caught it at the right time! Hooray for me.

Jeffersonia diphylla aka twinleaf

I went out the next day to see if I could capture a closeup of the flowers, and the petals of two of them had fallen away already.

Anna at Flutter & Hum hosts Wednesday Vignette, check out her post here.

5 comments:

  1. Such sweet flowers! Just noticed buds on mine yesterday.

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  2. Lovely! Glad you got to see it, if even briefly.

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  3. What a pretty plant! As I've never even heard of it, I suspect it's yet another plant that boycotts SoCal.

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  4. What a pretty little thing. We really have to appreciate our delicate spring ephemerals when we see them, because they don't last long and they are so lovely.

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  5. Oh that is lovely, the leaves as well as the delicate blooms.

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