Impressions: Thanksgiving flowers

Agapanthus

An alluring new Agapanthus claimed my attention at one of the UK flower shows earlier this year, even though it was almost buried in a sea of other cultivars. The subtle lilac and pink streaks along the backs of the petals and on the petal tips created a luminous, ethereal effect against the pure white.

My picture may not do it justice, but it seemed one of those head-turners that have the potential to set the plant world aflame. Continue reading