06.12.13 be still my (bleeding) heart

Possibly my favorite plant in the whole garden for the way the leaves light up the shadows with an unreal chartreuse glow. The flowers, too, are pure poetry: handing delicately off their arcing stems, they lift their fine pink petticoats in sort of curtsy. It’s enough to break your heart.

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3 thoughts on “06.12.13 be still my (bleeding) heart

  1. That picture captures the “Bleeding Heart” so perfectly. One of my favorites also, it is such a miracle flower I think.

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