flower name aphasia

I returned home from my 12 day trip to find a garden that had grown into a jungle. The fig tree, for one, had extended its limbs by what seemed to be feet. Can a tree really grow that fast? I am confronting the fact that I have no idea how fig trees grow. The red flowers, whose name I found out, but now cannot remember — only this: a variety of freesia that don’t smell — had all blossomed and the weight had them tipping over and crushing the calla lillies, which had grown and bloomed. The horseradish had grown leaves; the russian red kale had gone crazy; the oregano and broccoli and sorrel had all bloomed. And the parsnips or whatever the hell they were were almost coming out of the ground. I did what I had to do and went on a cutting rampage. And here’s what there is to show for it:


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