It’s spring and the garden is blooming with old and new favorites. Even the weeds are welcomed after the long winter that we had this year!
The honeysuckle bush/vine in my garden is different than the one that grows all over. The wild one has a white flower and it’s so prolific that it seems like one GIANT plant.
The one in my garden has a pretty orange bloom and is better behaved.
The color that it gives is similar to the wild honeysuckle. In the same backyard yellow vein.
A new visitor to my garden came from a local farmer. They call it Holy Basil with a bloom like the tall phlox. And in the peak of it’s bloom it was covered in bright yellow/gold blooms. A standout at this time of year. After enjoying it, I harvested some of the blooms and dyed with it.
A nice bright yellow…a bit more golden.
And, the plant has many seed pods. Maybe filled with many, many seeds. Left to it’s own devices, I could have a garden full of this gold visitor! HOLY BASIL!!