Mesa Verde and Elijah Blue

My aunt and uncle have this sweet iceplant, ‘Mesa Verde’, in their garden. In the evening and early morning hours the flowers are closed up…

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But during the heat of midday, watch out! They are a gorgeous, unstoppable pink.

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Also, I barely recognized these plants as blue fescue because they were flowering so heavily. I think this cultivar is ‘Elijah Blue’, but I’m not sure:

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3 thoughts on “Mesa Verde and Elijah Blue

  1. I like it, too….the cooking, the plants, the beautiful pictures, your thoughts…just everything. Hey, that pampas grass can be moved!! love, mom

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