Corner of My Home

Bleeding Heart

Alicia recently mentioned that she is now requiring all readers of her blog to like bleeding heart — Dicentra — and I’m thinking of instituting the same policy here. To be honest, I’m not sure I was always a fan myself. Rattling around in the back of my brain is this notion that I didn’t used to like this old fashioned flower. I think sentimentality won out though — as it often does in my case — and now I am a fan. The chartreuse leafy stuff in the background is golden creeping jenny — Lysimachia nummularia — which seems to like this shady spot.* The statue is of a girl lying on her stomach reading a book. It was a gift from my parents years ago — they said it reminded them of me. I’m finding recently though, it’s reminding me of someone else.

* Creeping Jenny is invasive in some areas so check with your local nursery or county extension office before planting.

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2 Responses to “Corner of My Home”


  1. 1 Papa Urchin April 26, 2007 at 10:00 pm

    is that our yard? have not see it in daylight… stuck in office… please send help…

  2. 2 Anina April 26, 2007 at 11:04 pm

    Love your “corner”. I have a couple of corners on Flickr too.


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