|Waiting for the blossom to open...|
|Finally - a beautiful creamy white flower.!|
|The flower begins to change from creamy to pink in a day or so...|
|And darkens still further before losing all its petals within a few days of opening.|
Weeks went by and I had nearly given up when ------>
So I've learned that although I'm not likely to become a cotton farmer, I still enjoyed watching the process. I have a few seeds left and think I'll plant them earlier in the season next year!