Have you ever noticed how people look at color differently? For example, a couple of weeks ago I asked one of my friends, Kathy if I could have a start of her pink Spiderwort perennial this Fall. She replied, “I don’t have pink, but I have purple”.
Me and another friend, Amanda (who had already gotten a start from Kathy) looked at each other and said, “We call that pink”.
So it is with my Larkspur. I’m still trying to decide if it is lavender or blue. Maybe it’s a little of both. When I asked my daughter, Kylee what color she would call it she said, It’s blue violet. It looks just like the crayon by that name.
I sprinkled Larkspur seeds on the hill behind my fire pit Fall of ‘2010’. It comes back each year and buries everything in it’s path. Hard to believe, but there are bushes and pines planted up there. Even a few trees that seem to get lost in the lair of Larkspur. I don’t want to plant a bunch of perennials up there because I hope to plant lots of hostas when the trees are larger.
Are you seeing what I am seeing? a bit of lavender and a bit of blue. Doesn’t it make you want to say, dilly dilly?
Now here are a couple flowers in my garden that I consider blue.
my Delphiniums and. . .
But what color is this Pincushion flower? I say lavender.
And look at this cluster of Larkspur. Such a faint sort of blue.
Well, whether you say lavender or blue. I say ‘pretty’!
I’ll leave you with a few more pics.
I will be sharing my lavender blues with: