I was utterly "gobsmacked" the other morning as I cut through the inner courtyard on the way to the dining room for breakfast. "Hidden" up against the west wall, so that you have to be out in the garden to see it, is this I've-been-green-all-summer trellised plant. WOW, look at it now! They look like little falling white star bursts.
Gobsmacked: adjective, chiefly British informal.
utterly astounded; astonished.
Contemporary definitions for gobsmacked:
And just in time for our 100+ guests this weekend for William Meninger's retreat!