Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Bulb Show: Smith College Conservatory

Here is a quick look at the bulb show at Smith College Conservatory. This is a great place to get really excited about spring. Fragrance, moisture, warm air, color, flowers, green growth offer a feast for the senses. (I love how they matched the colors of these bulbs with the curtains!)

Splashes of pink Loropetalum, nodding checkered bells of Fritillaria meleagris, and bright orange globes of citrus

Red to yellow Lachenalia aliodes with deep blue Muscari

Sweet Ipheion uniflorum with the coppery sculpture mimicking its form

Freesia- this is my favorite fragrance on earth

I love this hot colored craziness!

This week I am volunteering at Chanticleer. It is definitely spring here- snowdrops, crocus, witch hazels, cyclamen, eranthis are popping out of the ground everywhere. Stay tuned for posts about the exciting spring work and the nearby garden visits...

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for sharing this color! Nice that they were a little adventurous in their combinations.

    I am looking forward to seeing your visit to Chanticleer. Wintherthur is not too far and should be just sublime at this time of year.... and blogger http://carolynsshadegardens.com/ lives about 15 minutes from Chanticleer also. Have a great week!