The first of the many canna lilies has now been flowering for a couple of days. It’s the one in the largest Whychford pot alongside orange dahlias and placed near the bird feeders … the Grackles, of which there are many noisy teenagers around the garden these days, seem to think it makes a great place to perch on while waiting their turn at the food station. Fortunately the stem seems able to support them but it does whip about a lot.
A hummingbird was feeding at the flowers last night (see our other blog for photographs)
I work on the spelling principle that if it’s Wychwood with a ‘y’ then it should be Wychford too … they are quite close to each other after all