Nightshades

Nightshades. ย One may think of the deadly nightshade flower called belladonna but many are harmless. ย For example that friendly neighborhood basket of petunias is a member. Nightshades belong to the Solanaceaeย  family as do many other flowers. Another beautiful member is the Painted Tongue flower or Salpiglossis ย . (The botanical name always makes me think … Continue reading Nightshades