I'm hoping that by planting it up against the tank the warmth from the tank water will keep it from freezing. I put a little windbreaker around it that I'll remove once it gets well established. Yes, that's a caterpillar on the above photo. They're everywhere. Going to be a good butterfly spring I think.
Enjoying more flowers every time I go to the oasis. Not so many birds with this furtive Sharp-shinned Hawk lurking around.
|Lyreleaf Jewelflower (Streptanthus carinatus)|
|Bristly Nama (Nama hispada)|