|NY Botanical Garden Groundbreakers photo by Ivo Vermeuelen|
“A weed is a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
The long-maligned Mullein (Verbascum bombyciferum) is considered a weed by some but here its wooly, whitish leaves, rising four feet high, show off its yellow flowers amidst a glorious flower display at NY Botanical Garden...
It was NYBG's homage to the great Beatrix Farrand, landscape designer of the Eyrie and Dumbarton Oaks. This is from several years ago.