Every year as Christmas approaches and most of my plants have gone to sleep for the winter, my favorite shrub is just getting started…
It begins with small buds appearing along each branch.
By mid-January, the buds have burst open, exposing their crimson centers.
By Valentine’s Day, my shrubs are absolutely covered in masses of red flowers.
Wonder what this shrub is called?
(Eremophila maculata ‘Valentine’)
You can find out more about my favorite shrub and what it looks like when not in bloom in my latest article for Houzz…