Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Today's Color is Yellow

This is the first year in many years, that I have been able to enjoy the bright yellow forsythia blossoms. When I was very young we had a forsythia bush next to our house in Phoenix. For some reason, people stopped planting forsythia bushes in the Salt River Valley. There are trends in landscape plants just as in everything else. Some of the other plants that have disappeared from new plantings include eucalyptus trees and banana trees.  

1 comment:

  1. Trouble I see is that people prune forsythia in the fall instead of immediately after blooming. I tell them not to do it in the fall, losing flower buds that way. Ditto for lilac and quince. Quince blooms are pink-red and often found near the forsythia.