Tag: hydrangeas

12 days of Christmas: day 5

I love hydrangeas but I am death on two legs to most plants, aided and abetted by our very sunny and windy terrace. The only things which survive are succulents. It’s sadly an inhospitable environment for hydrangea, which are known as “hortensia” in France.… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas: day 5”

Wordless Wednesday – hydrangeas

I’ve decided to let the picture speak for itself, otherwise it’s no longer Wordless Wednesday!

12 days of Christmas: day 5

While we traversed the Atlantic coasts of France and Spain this summer I took plenty of photographs of hydrangeas, one of my favourite flowers. I love all their different colours from jade tinged white through to deep and dusky purple. I spotted this bush… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas: day 5”