This morning I decided to capture a few of our latest purchases from a lovely little nursery – Buena Creek Gardens in San Marcos, CA – a place I never would have visited had there not been a generous “Deal of the Day coupon.”
We had never see a Kangaroo Paw, or as some call it, a Joey. Known by those in the know, it’s a “Anigozanthos flavidus” ours is red. This plant grows so fast I swear I can watch it inch its way skyward. It’s very velvety, or fuzzy. The other day, previous post, we went just a few miles from home and lo and behold, they had tons of Paws, bright yellow and begging to be potted somewhere. I may go back . . . they were only $7.00 a piece.
Something that really caught my eye was the String of Pearls, which look more like plump, succulent peas. Had to have this one, one more plant I found at the local Home Depot nursery yesterday. Our Pearls – or peas as I like to call them – or you could show off your expertise and call them “Senecio rowleyanus.
And finally, the
Another String of Pearls . . .