We have two big pots out front on each side of the door, with topiary trees (which are in various stages of death, but that’s another story). In the spring, I love planting impatiens around the trees to give color to the pots. It’s on the north side of the house, and they seem to do really well there.
Anyway, last fall the girls and I discovered that they have the coolest seed pods:
They look kind of like little worms, and when you roll them between your fingers, they spring open (it’s really neat!).
I decided to save some and see if they would germinate in the spring. I planted them 2-3 weeks ago and had basically given up, when yesterday I saw this: