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Tag Archives: Hibiscus Midnight Marvel
The two ‘Midnight Marvel’ hibiscus plants have come in nicely after our cold winter and are blooming well this summer. It seems only appropriate to display them in this week’s vase. The blooms stay open for just a day, so this arrangement … Continue reading
I walked through the garden this morning with my usual cup of coffee and the camera slung over my shoulder. After a week or so of relative quiet in the garden, I was delighted to see several new things in bloom to add … Continue reading
The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is VIVID. Hibiscus ‘Midnight Marvel’ (Hibiscus moscheutos) gets it name from its dark foliage and equally for its “vivid” flower. Nothing in my garden catches the eye more than this hibiscus when it is … Continue reading
Today is Garden Bloggers’ Foliage Day, sponsored by Christina at Creating my own garden of the Hesperides. My garden is in a stage of transition right now; the peonies and iris have finished for the spring, and I’m waiting for the blooms … Continue reading
This week’s topic for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is Symmetry. I’m offering a photo of the calyx of Hibiscus ‘Midnight Marvel,’ what is left after the flower fades and drops. The calyx remains for several days. Is that a halo … Continue reading