A sun dog, mock sun, phantom sun or scientific name parhelion, is an atmospheric phenomenon that creates bright spots of light in the sky, often on a luminous ring or halo on either side of the sun.

A sun dog, mock sun, phantom sun or scientific name parhelion, is an atmospheric phenomenon that creates bright spots of light in the sky, often on a luminous ring or halo on either side of the sun.

Mahonia × media 'Winter Sun' prefers shade and delivers bold spikes of bright yellow flowers from Nov to March.  It is a big plant, up to 5m x 4m, if not pruned back.  Best planted with other shrubs in front to hide its 'legs'.

Mahonia × media 'Winter Sun' prefers shade and delivers bold spikes of bright yellow flowers from Nov to March. It is a big plant, up to 5m x 4m, if not pruned back. Best planted with other shrubs in front to hide its 'legs'.

Apricity, n. (obsolete) - the warmth of the sun in winter. From Latin 'apricus', warmed by the sun. Sadly not related to 'apricot'.

Apricity, n. (obsolete) - the warmth of the sun in winter. From Latin 'apricus', warmed by the sun. Sadly not related to 'apricot'.

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