Trees

The Fragrant Linden Tree (Tilia)

June 23, 2012
IMG_0079IF ONLY YOU COULD VISIT ME JUST NOW, while my Linden tree is in bloom. From late June through mid-July, this Tilia dangles creamy-yellow, star-shaped flowers beneath its pale-green branches. The flowers are not conspicuous. But they don't have to be! They announce their presence by exhaling the sweetest, most powerful perfume known to the plant kingdom. Read more »