The first time I saw these towering plants, I thought I had entered a fairy tale land. The Pride of Madeira (Echium) generally grows near the coast in California. But as a native of Madeira and the Canary Islands, it found a welcome home in Sacramento’s WPA Garden. We tried, without luck, to grow it in the Homeward Bound Memorial Garden. But it thrives in this enchanted garden tucked inside William Land Park, an urban oasis, creating a perfect climate […]
“Spring comes: the flowers learn their colored shapes.” ~ Maria Konopnicka The colored shapes of the spring flowers in the WPA Garden in Sacramento are so special…I had to share some here.