I just noticed the other day that my Northern Lights Azalea has buds! Yesterday I even noticed that a few of the buds are beginning to open too. In this photo you can see the partially open flowers behind the Azalea buds.
My little Azalea is extremely slow growing. Yes, they are slow growing plants, but I think mine could use a tiny bit more light as it has a rose in front of it that blocks off some of the light the Azalea would get if that rose wasn’t there. I wish when I’d planted the rose and the Azalea that I’d put the azalea ahead of the rose. When the Azalea does finally grow to maturity it should be four feet tall. However, for the past two or so years it’s only been 2 feet tall or less. The rose gets to about 3 feet tall by the end of summer. I may still rearrange these plants.
I got lots of work done in the front flower beds yesterday and of course I took a lot of pictures of the flowers and plants. Hopefully I’ll get some work done in the backyard garden beds later today!
BTW Some people have been asking what kind of camera I’m using, it’s a Sony Cybershot DSC-H5 7.2MP.
Update! I must pay more attention! I knew I was coming up to my 1000th post, but when I wrote this one I didn’t realize that this was it. You see there were no balloons or party noisemakers. So this is it number one thousand. Kind of anti-climatic huh?
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