Photo by Barry Wallace
My wife Linda was quite taken by a flowering plant called Mandevilla (Dipladenia) at the Round the Bend Farm Market on Jane Street at Kettleby. She bought two plants: a Mandevilla 'White Velvet' and a Mandevilla "Red Velvet". As the two plants bloomed on our back patio, it appeared they were both going to have white blossoms. But after a couple of weeks, one of the plants suddenly produced the beautiful pinky-red blossom above. I have no idea if this is normal or extraordinary, but it is a delightful turn of events.
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