Uccello Lane

– Planning for the rare day when you truly will fly!

Posts from the ‘Salvias’ category

Flora and Fauna after the rain….May 2019

It was a long dry summer and it was not until May that we finally got some good soaking rain – the garden responded  and grass peeped through quickly – and the kangaroos quickly ate it.

Rosa di Pagola, Artichokes – and an Alien Salvia!

Rosa di Pagola has emerged from its life as a cricket pitch. There is a meandering path down that leads past the artichokes with their purple seed heads – and then the alien salvia…


Autumn – 2018 at the Lane after a long dry Summer

Japanese Windflower – Outside the Kitchen Window

At Uccello Lane there is a cottage garden which runs a bit wild but is always interesting- there are salvias, a random climbing rose and various herbs.
The fantastic “autumn into spring” flowering Japanese Windflower (Anemone x hybrida) dominates the ground and has to be regularly cut back just to contain it. In the early morning under the shade of the magnolia tress the windflowers stand tall and follow the sun.

Out the Kitchen Window

Out the Kitchen Window