Nightshades

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