I wish I was one of those people who could plant a zillion exotic flowers and landscaped them beautifully. But, I’m not. Maybe someday.
In the meantime, I have learned that there are several flowers that are pretty common and inexpensive that I really, really enjoy.
One of those are pansies. But, not the really big ones. I prefer the smaller, cluster of flower types.
I started planting them two years ago and loved the way they looked. Also, for traditional annuals they weren’t crazy expensive but still had a “wildflower” feel. And, the colors! The colors were beautiful. In fact, last year, I found black ones that I scooped up immediately and without even looking at the price.
A funny thing happens last year and this year though … this annual came back. They all came back, and even in spots where I didn’t plant them the previous year.