Kong Jr. Golden Halo

I really love Coleus with a white or light yellow center. I wonder if they introduced some genetics of smaller Coleus into the Kongs to create the “Kong Jr.” series, and if that would make them overwinter better. Kongs are notoriously bad for dying on me over the winter.

Unlabeled Hot Magenta

This plant came with no label. None of the plants like it had labels either, although the greenhouse usually sells labeled plants. I don’t know what it is, but it almost looks like it might have some Kong DNA.

Sick Humans Make for Dead Plants

This is the time of year when all I want to do is scour the greenhouses for plants. Unfortunately, things are a little off this year due to unanticipated problems. This past winter I was diagnosed with skin cancer, and had two operations, one on my forehead (Moh’s surgery) and one on my upper arm…

Golden Dreams

It’s not very golden; it’s more green. I don’t know about the dreams. Similar to Fishnet Stockings, Gay’s Delight and Sultana.