Every day you walk by something and then, finally, one day you actually see it! Tonight, I noticed that this schizanthus pinnatus, poor man's orchid or butterfly flower was rather pleased with its current location.
In Dec., this pot and its dead(?) plant were quickly shuffled from the front porch to the garage. One day, I noticed a few new leaf stalks so I sat it on this bench by a window in the garage. Tonight, I happened to see it was really growing. I'm not even sure we've watered it since moving it inside.
And there might even be some flower buds developing! This was a sweet May Day gift last year. It bloomed and bloomed last summer, even on the shaded front porch. I'd love to have it around another year! Guess I should trim up the dead stuff and let it do its thing.
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