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Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Eau de Sweaty Dog

Leucanthemum Superbum from our garden...
Don't be fooled by the beauty of the Leucanthemum Superbum.
Yes it's dead easy to grow, the large flowerheads open a creamy yellow before fading to white, it looks fabulous with its long stems pushing the daisy-like flowers up to lure the insects in. 
However...take a whiff of its 'perfume' at your peril.
If you're 'into' the scent of a sweaty dog then this is the plant for you.
I guess you can't have everything.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

A sweaty dog? Really? Too funny! They are beautiful flowers though.

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