Lotus - photo by Charles Sloger. I have an infinite love for the Lotus. This year botanical has an amazing history rich in spiritual meaning. Should you ever read the story of the lotus, you will find that from muddy waters blooms beauty.
RHS old seed: Hypericum (St John's Wort) Great shade plant. Moderately fertile mbwd soil in sun or partial shade. Sow seed in a cold frame in autumn. Very tough plant, good for dry clay. Grows into a small shrub
We have Angel's Trumpet in our garden in Bangalore. In blooms it is as glorious as this looks. "Now here's a garden statement.I've seen a few of these in my travels but none a spetacular as this one! It's an Angels Trumpet Tree"