"Yes Lorraine, you can touch them, there are lots of different varieties, sizes, colours etc. I have a smaller variety in my front garden. The birds adore them for the nectar they get from them. The one above always reminds me of a corn cob!"
"Actually need a partly cloudy day to get osteopurmum to looks it's best. It opens on sunny days, closes before the sun is off it & then it's not really OK for photos. Soooo this year, I have been very challenged to get a day that I can…"
"I had some grasshopper or bug eating these sunset colored petunias (never touched any of the other varieties!?) each night just as they would open. Never saw the culprit. I sprinkled cayenne pepper on them the last couple nights & so far it has…"
"It's funny, now the rains came & hit the petunias pretty hard, they are mixing better with the other flowers. Instead of masses, there's more of a scatter effect. Can't decide which way I like best. . ."