Don’t know the scientific name or even if Granny’s Bonnet is the right name. That’s just what I’m told they’re called and they’re my favorite in my wife’s garden. She has them growing in several planters around the yard.
City boy now retired and loving life in The New River Valley area of Southwest Virginia. I'm a US Air Force vet who served on a 4 man Titan II ICBM (Intercontinental Ballistic Missile) Missile Combat Crew for nearly 4 years in the early 70s. Yes, I was one of those men in the silos standing ready to launch a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union. Thank God the execution message never came.
After 5 years in the Regular Air Force I transferred into the Ready reserve and cross trained as a Pararescueman serving for another 9 years in the Special Operations Community.
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