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Un altro venerdì di spine / Another thorny Friday

Partecipo al ritrovo del venerdì di Laura condividendo altre foto dei miei amici spinosi (incredibile che sia già passata una settimana!!). In questi giorni si stanno beando del caldo e ogni giorno mi hanno regalato fioriture spettacolari, perciò ne condivido un paio con voi. La terza piantina non è (ovviamente) un cactus, bensì una varietà di cineraria, la Jacobaea maritima. Forse come me l'avrete visto crescere su spiagge rocciose, qui da me è molto diffuso come pianta da bordura, ma devo dire che anche in vaso si trova molto bene, e resiste senza fare una piega al sole battente e al gelo dell'inverno... tant'è che quest'anno ha anche deciso di fiorire!

Non ho dimenticato l'uncinetto, ma purtroppo non sono riuscita a fare delle belle foto per presentarvi le mie ultime creazioni, che invece le meriterebbero, perciò rimando, spero di poter rimediare al più presto...
Un saluto a tutte e un augurio di buon weekend!

I'm joining Laura again, sharing with you some pics of my thorny friends (can't believe another week's gone!!). These days they're enjoying the hot weather, and every day they shared their wonderful flowers with me, so I'm showing you a couple of them. The third plant isn't (obviously) a cactus, but a Jacobaea maritima, aka "silver ragwort" or "dusty miller". Maybe you happened to spot them on rocky beaches, as I did, but where I live they're pretty common as garden plants, and I can add they live well in pots too, being very resistant to both sun and ice... in fact, this year mine decided to bloom!

I haven't put crochet aside, but unfortunately I haven't been able to take nice photos of my latest creations, which deserve them, but I hope to post them in a few days...
Hope you have a nice weekend!


  1. Beautiful flowers!!
    Happy weekend,greeting.:*

  2. ...questi fiori sono un o più bello dell'altro! Auguro anche a te un sereno fine settimana e aspetto di vedere le tue ultime creazioni!

  3. che bella fioritura!!! io le mie piante "spinose " le ho un po' scantonate per cui non ho fatto caso se sono fiorite. A giorni fiorirà una che si arrampica ad una finestra del salone, questa ce l'ho sotto controllo.....A presto...e sereno week end

  4. Che colori, fantastici!
    buon fine settimana anche a te

  5. Lovely flowers !!!!
    Have a shinny weekend !

  6. Fantastic!! What a beautiful gift of mother nature. Thanks for sharing :-)


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