Bird of Paradise

Last year we planted our bird of paradise by the mailbox. We hoped that it would survive our coldest winter ever and it has certainly surprised us with a flurry of repeat blooms this summer. It is hard to believe that such a delicate leaf and beautiful tropical flower can withstand freezing temperatures but we are sure glad that it did. A couple of people have stopped by to ask about this tropical beauty so we hope to see more popping up in the neighborhood.