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Sunday, June 23, 2024

More Yellow

 We'll do a few comparisons today. I'm starting with the Forbidden Fruit hosta. It was so not yellow last year that I thought it might have been mis-labled. However, it clearly did not get enough time outside. This year, it looks great. I hope it makes a baby soon.
forbidden fruit hosta

Here's what it looked like last year. It was one of my almost free plants. Big difference

forbidden fruit hosta

The next comparison is the sad little non-hardy Sedum mexicanam 'Lemon Coral' I got for almost nothing because it was beat up. As a reminder, here's what it looked like on May 20.

sedum mexicanum lemon coral

One month later, I am loving this. I will bring it inside for the winter, and hopefully manage to keep it alive.
sedum mexicanum lemon coral

It's similar to the Sedum 'Angelina' that Betsy gave me, which is hardy, but the 'Lemon Coral' is more yellow-green, so it's a color I would like to keep. This is the 'Angelina' starting to bloom. You can hardly tell them apart in the pictures, but in real life, the 'Angelina' is a bit more toward golden.
sedum angelina

This is the almost free Corepsis I got last year that was all battered with many broken stems. Looking happy this year!

Edited my brains out, need to keep that up. We had 1.9 inches of rain over 36 hours.

See Color of the Day - Yellow


Ann said...

Things from last year have done a huge turn around this year. You got your moneys worth.

The Oceanside Animals said...

Lulu: "If only we could all bounce back as well as plants do!"

Sharkbytes said...

Ann- I sure did.

Lulu- I like that idea.