One of my favorite traditions as a child was the May Day Bouquet; I recall the construction paper cones we made in school, stuffed with whatever we could find and hung on doorknobs. So here are a few treasures for you to celebrate the return of this lovely month, enjoy!
Pelargonium 'Fragrant Frosty'
Moroccan Poppy (Papaver atlanticum 'Flore Pleno')
Euphorbia 'Helena's Blush' and California Poppies (Escholtzia californica)
Hybrid Tea Rose 'John F. Kennedy'
Red climbing rose (my neighbor's, but it grows over my fence!)
Yellow single rose (ditto!)
Amber Carpet Rose
Dwarf Pomegranate (Punica granatum 'Nana')
Dwarf Breadseed Poppy (Papaver setigerum)
Blue Shrimp Plant (Cerinthe major var. purpurascens)
Crown of Thorns (Euphorbia milii)
Thyme-leaf Fuchsia (Fuchsia thymifolia)
Mock Orange (Pittosporum tobira)
Flowering Tobacco (Nicotiana alata grandiflora)
Californa Poppies and Sweet Alyssum
Culinary Sage (Salvia officinalis)