Love all the stories!
Great paintings, Artjak. We seem to have some hidden geniuses on here.
Sorry, but the second one looks like a daisy to me.
For all those interested in toms, here a link I've found very useful, don't want to usurp your knowledge though, Italophile
GillyL, be careful where you put those Chinese Lanterns, they grow rampant and spread like mad!
Oh, good morning everyone, enjoy your day, raining here and thunderstorms.
Beautiful garden, Mrs. G. Thanks for the photos.
Wow Liz, you are really talented, that painting is beautiful, I love the white narzissus (spelling?!), have some of those in my garden and there are wild fields of them in certain parts of Switzerland.
This jasmine is hardy, it's not the same as the one you buy in the supermarket. Have a look at this description from the RHS:
Happymarion, those are fabulous, what a talented lady you are. I'm afraid if I started to try and paint it would look like it was done by 5 year old! I wonder if there are others on here who are talented, will keep my eye on this thread.
Someone on another thread asked for something similar and I think it was Buzzy Lizzy suggested Trachelospermum jasminoides (star jasmine). Apparently it is scented and evergreen.