I love the look of lavender plants. I have always wanted a large, lush lavender bush in my garden; one that will flower profusely and attract masses of bees. In the past five years I have planted and killed seven lavender plants. Different types of lavender, different spots in the garden - they all died.
Ever the optimist, I bought another one yesteday and planted it in a large terracotta pot. I took this photograph to remind myself that, for one brief moment in time, I had a flowering lavender bloom in my garden. Let's see how long this one lasts!