Friday, September 7, 2012

Learn Something New Every Day

A few days ago, I noticed a small unfamiliar flower, about an inch across, blooming on my porch where I had planted seeds from a packet given to me by a friend last year.  "Sweet Baby Blues" was the name given to the seed mixture and promised soothing hues of blue, violet, lavender, purple and white. Turns out the flower is a "Five Spot", as in The Five Spot Cafe:

I'm still learning.  Eric Dolphy was born in Los Angeles in 1928.


Anonymous said...

Lovely new flower, am.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for this, feel a bit provincial thinking 'the' 5 Spot was at the top of the Counter Balance on Queen Anne Hill. A big west coast 'duh.' Learned something, great flower. kjm