The waterlily is actually blue but the sunshine was so brilliant in between light showers of rain that it washed out all of the colour.
The lotus seed head has already dropped seed into the pond, I wonder if it will grow? They are notoriously difficult to grow from seed but they run like crazy. The bougainvillea is a fairly common type but always good value.
Tomorrow when I have gathered my wits a bit I'll regale you with a glimpse of my life as a 'not so patient' patient....can't wait for that!