Still Blooming

Kevin R. Wexler/The Record

Kevin R. Wexler/The Record

The Record’s Ray Edel has a story today on plants continuing to bloom with the recent spate of warm weather.

From the story:

A week away from the first official day of winter and just 10 days to Christmas — and roses in the gardens are still acting as if it’s springtime.

So are several other plant varieties that should by now be settling in for a long winter’s nap.

Because of the unseasonably warm temperatures, the usual mid-December visions of sugar plums, snowmen and sleigh rides have been supplanted by the sight of blooming plants — a few spring bulbs are popping their heads out early, annuals like marigolds and zinnias are hanging in there, and so are perennials like lilies, clematis and, of course, roses, those beloved flowers that by any other name would smell as sweet.

Read the entire article here.

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