Show(y) time

Posted on June 15, 2012


Blanche DuBois always depended on the kindness of strangers.  I am blessed with the fence painting of friends and neighbors.

Today Katherine presents:

Showy Ladyslippers (Cypripedium reginae) are Michigan natives. They grew in profusion Around Here in the early part of the last century. There are fewer these days, and we’re guarding them.  (My beloved Stan Tekiela says that the plants take up to 15 years to mature and form flowers.  Please do not pick the Showy Ladyslippers.)