Indulge me. This is my once-a-year swoon-fest over the flower that reigns queen of my heart: the hydrangea. My love for them runs so deep that I've planted over 50 here at Windy Poplars. All colors, all varieties, all species. Ever since I was a little girl, this was the one plant that has made my heart go pitter-patter. One of my gardening goals in life was to have a hedge of nodding mopheads taller than I was, rustling in the breeze. And now I do. Although I console myself in the springtime with the showy fragrant parade of the peonies as I await the arrival of my true love, the highlight of my summertime will always, ever be, these beauties:
Do you have a favorite flower?