Exotic Gardening with Rare and Strange Plants

Lupins create an amazing bowl in their leaves that hold raindrops. Today while touring my mostly asleep garden in the back, I looked up to see this amazing sight. Although lupin flowers are impressive I think their rainy day attributes might outshine their blooms. As I saw the web of diamonds I quickly ran and got my camera. This is a tree lupin I took home from Dallas Beach as a seedling, it’s done amazingly well this year.

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Mr Nat. Gardener, Plant Nerd
Tips and tales about gardening in one of the most mild climates in Canada. Specializing in rare and strange plants from far out destinations, this is the story of an obsessed young gardener in Victoria B.C. Let's create more tropical gardens in the garden city on the southern tip of Vancouver Island.