I always love going to arboretums and botanical gardens because they have unusual plants and little nameplates by the unusual plants.
So here’s my interesting plant of the day:
Before I tell you what it is, if you have a good, comic guess, leave a comment so we all can laugh.
After all, my wise old grandmother said to add some laughter to each and every day.
It’s a “pink lemonade lemon.”
Don’t pull my leg.
Wikipedia tells me that “Pink lemonade may be colored with the juices of raspberries, cherries, red grapefruit, grapes, cranberries, strawberries, grenadine, or artificial food dye.”
Wikipedia also says, “The pink-fleshed, ornamental Eureka lemon is commonly used as its juice is clear though it is sometimes thought to be too sour to drink.” I’m failing to understand why, if its juice is clear, it is used to make pink lemonade! “It’s not logical,” Mr. Spock would say.
I admit that I had no idea that there was a pink lemonade lemon, but when the authorities speak, one should listen:
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