I'm so happy that the Verbena bonariensis has become established in my garden, especially after a mild winter.
So many of these plants survived and are dotting the views in my garden with their lavender blooms held high on thin stems.
Of course the best one is also the most poorly sited...
...having decided that it will lean right out into the front walkway. At face level.
I have to push it aside each time I leave the house.
At least turning my head to the side and down as I brush past gives me this nice combo view:
One thing I've learned as a gardener is that plants don't usually do what you want them to. As often as not they get you to change your actions.