Bi-color hosta burgeons


When the flowering trees and bulbs, etc., are so showy, it’s easy to skip by the less flashy plants. Here’s our hosta, just leafing out, christened by the rain….

I was confused by the word “burgeon” when I first encountered it because several of my schoolmates had the family name Bergeon, so the word was anchored in my brain as “just a name.” How many times did I go wrong with assumptions like that?