This is a tall variety of stock (Google search suggested this cultivar might be especially for greenhouses.) Isn't it luverly?
Butterfly bush trained as a standard.
This tree is planted quite close to the wall. It has been discretely pruned to fit.
I also sang at a karaoke bar in Chinatown and visited with a number of friends, so overall it was delightful. However, I have to catch up on hugging my husband. I'm blogging snuggled up next to him on the couch.