… red and pink. No this is not what you were thinking! This is a little dip into the colourful world of flowers in my garden and in the area. There is such an abundance of flowers at this time of year – I thought I would try and stick with a theme for this post: flowers which are predominantly red and/or pink.
So here we go:
The following flower is a gaillardia, which blooms endlessly in my garden here in Saint-Chinian. It needs no water and flowers until the first frost!
Roses are wonderful this year!! We seem to have had the right amount of rain at the right time!
The gerbera below is a relative of those expensive flowers which you can find in florist shops everywhere.
Red flax is really wonderful, a mass of it can make for a real splash of colour!
Here is another selection of pink flowers: Echinacea, cistus and dicentra spectabilis. The last one is commonly known as bleeding heart.
Cosmos is another wonderful flower, needing very little care – it even sows itself in my garden!
And to finish off, some red oleander:
If you want to see for yourself, why not come and visit Languedoc? I’ll be happy to help with your accommodation and travel plans.