| Hidden Lily is also called Hidden Ginger.|
The root has been used as a ginger substitute.
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was a hit movie, long ago.
I left the mesh bag in the rain-filled wheelbarrow overnight. The rhizomes seemed like that. They were easy to plant by poking holes in the mulch and cardboard base, and they reminded me of Canna rhizomes.
| Canna rhizome, subject to frost. Gott sei dank.|
| Cannas are enjoyed for their constant blooming and spreading,|
but they can also be
as annoying as loud bagpipe music left playing too long.
| Buckwheat flowers fast and keeps flowering in the summer,|
but never becomes a pest flower.
A large bag also appeared in the mail. That was a bargain bag of Buckwheat seeds. I cannot imagine a better seed for:
- A low-cost, easy sowing to create a bee and butterfly garden.
- Flowers that overwhelm pesky weeds.
- Extra havens for beneficial insects in the Wild Garden.
| Hostas send up an elegant but modest bloom,|
a flower loved by Hummingbirds.
The plants multiply without being annoying and garish.
|Catmint is loaded with tiny flowers that pollinators love.|
I have several growing among the roses,
enjoying the sun and extra water,
clumping rather than spreading like a flu virus.