This is the little one Greg's family gave me for my birthday 2 years ago. The first Spring after a very mild winter it had 7 blossoms on it.
This year after a bad winter (where it sits taking the full blast of southern exposure), it was half dead with only one beautiful little blossom.
After everyone elses lilacs have bloomed and are past...mine just opened up today.
I guess it was thirsty, we had a torrential downpour all day!
This Fall I'll fashion a windbreak for it and prune it some...hoping for an easier winter on them and more blooms next year.
I know .... out of focus...
Scrappy Sunflowers - From the early morning hour / 'til the sun is at its close / the loyal steadfast flower seeks the light without repose [image: Scrappy Sunflowers] It a...
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