Monday, 1 August 2011
The first of the year, just starting to open! When the spikes* are fully grown and the flowers are all open I'll bring them inside where they'll scent my bedroom and make me smile :-) They're descendants of bulbs given to me nearly 6 years ago by Martin's Aunty Elspeth and every year it's a real treat when they come out.
*you can sort-of see another flower spike beginning to grow on the right of the photo.
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