Friday, 6 June 2008

Mystery Penstemon ? Maybe ?

I think this taller plant is a penstemon .. I planted it a few years ago and it is one of those plant tags that grow feet and walk away ? .. the funny thing is when I put the little Sea Thrift in .. I had no idea they were almost the exact same colour .. I wonder if deep in my gardener's brain it knew and co-ordinated them for me ? Which brings me to a question I have often wondered about .. do we some times garden subconsciously ? ...


Viooltje said...

I'd definitely agree about subconscious. Just as much as we garden in our dreams as well. At least I do. You do too right? (concernedly scratches her head) LOL. I think I also subconsciously buy plants and forget their names. And on this lovely photo I think I might have recognized a plant that I have recently added to my perennial border and have resigned from ever finding out what it is. It's funny how it's actually through many garden blogs that I have accidentally run into new names for my old mystery plants.

GardenJoy4Me said...

Violet .. I wouldn't let you hang there thinking I didn't garden in my dreams too ! LOL
The same thing happens to me .. I recognize some of my own plants in other blogs that I have misplaced ? the tags I mean .. not blogs ? haha .. sigh of relief when I find out what the plant is .. it drives me bonkers trying to figure that out some times.
I think some of my best planning garden wise, has happened in my unconscious state .. OK .. this is getting too funny now .. good grief !