Akebia Vine

I’ve never met an Akebia I’ve liked.  When I see them they aren’t very friendly.  Twisting away, with a careless attitude.  Floppy, struggling with health, spotty.    Until this April when I saw the soft and secret flowers hiding under the five leaves.  They were in shades of violet and white butter cream.  Bursting open towards the spring sunshine.  A lovely surprise.  I was also … Continue reading Akebia Vine