I know a lot of my friends in the South have been enjoying their blooming flowers for awhile now. But, here in SE Michigan, we haven’t had as much. We had two nights of frost in the past couple of weeks.
I think we are safe from frost now and the flowers are happily blooming!
This is Comfrey, a classic medicinal herb, grown more commonly now for its’ flowers. We still use it medicinally in our house. The best medicinal value comes from the roots though, so we can just enjoy the flowers guilt free while it is in bloom.
I think this flower is called Wine and Roses. I don’t have any other info on it except that it is a perennial.
I haven’t planted these in years. And they just pop up all over my perennial flower bed. They are one of my favorites, just because of the name. (Dianthus)
This is sage. We are letting it bloom so we can make a sage blossom Jelly. This will be our first time making this, hope it turns out well.
Another blooming herb is all our chives. We have already harvested a crop of chive blossoms and made vinegar. Now they are ready to be harvested again. Chive Blossom Vinegar is a top selling vinegar.
Another pretty blooming herb is Thyme.
I grow this herb just for the delicate pretty flowers. It is Spiderwort. I just transplanted this from one of our herb beds to it’s own pot.
As you can see, I have more blooming herbs than just blooming flowers. If you don’t grow herbs because you love flowers, think about planting some of these pretty blooming herbs. Not only do you get the beauty of the flowers but, you will love the scent that is released when the sun hits these plants!