Illusions of Fragility

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We often confuse delicate with fragile. Such as this Purple Shamrock [Oxalis triangularis], it’s fragility is all an illusion. It’s delicate beauty hides its inner strength; it’s tuber. I’ve had this little beauty for 20 years — twice I thought I killed it, and twice I was wrong. Meant watering a pot of what looked like dirt for a few weeks, but I just call that faith. ;-)

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