10 februari 2017


We had just enough snow earlier this week to cover the garden with a tiny white layer..
This plant, called schoenlappersplant in Dutch and Bergenia in English is aka "elephant's ears" -due to the shape of the leaves, and aka "pigsqueak" -due to the sound produced when 2 leaves are rubbed together... haha I will definitely have to try that! :)

I'm linking to Nick's Floral Friday Fotos.

12 opmerkingen:

  1. Mooie foto van een plant met interessante namen!

  2. We have elephant ear plants here also. They grow huge. I've never rubbed the leaves together, though. I'll probably never do that, come to think of it! Heh, heh.

  3. Pigsqueak - never heeard before, hehe... In German it is Bergenie.
    Wish, that winter will gone away soon
    Greetings from Germany

  4. Haha! I wasn't quite sure what to expect from your title Marleen, elephant ears I have heard of, but not pigsqueak ☺☺

  5. "Elephant's ears" sounds great name.
    And I think this is very lovely photo.

  6. Incredible photography of this interestingly-named plant. Thanks for sharing. Jo

  7. I've heard of elephant ears but not pigsqueak. I like how the plant is covered with a touch of snow. Nice composition, Marleen.

  8. There's a plant here we call elephant ear, but I don't think it's the same thing.

  9. Gee I haven't seen bare ground for a while now.
    Coffee is on


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