Here is a re-blog from bon savant, a blogger from Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He is growing a variety of Logee’s Plants and just received some in the mail.
Elephant Ear ‘Mojito’ p.p.a.f. (Colocasia esculenta)
New Plants from Logee’s and Checking In On the Tropical Fruit
Today I had yet another box arrive from Logee’s Greenhouses in Danielson, Connecticut. This time it was a new citrus tree, a new (and awesome) elephant ear, and a trio of scented geraniums. All had for a fraction of their regular price during one of the last clearance sales. If you like unusual plants (mostly tropical, but some hardy) I urge you to check out their website and sign up for emails. They have so many things I cannot find locally, and their history is pretty cool, too.
Once the new plants were potted up, I did a little check-up on the tropical fruit trees under the pergola. Everyone seems to be growing quite happily. I’m amazed at what a difference a summer spent outdoors means to these little (but growing quite big) plants. To read more and see the great pictures go to…