Thank goodness Pam at Digging hosts a Foliage Follow-Up to May Dreams Gardens Bloom Day. The blooming lineup in my July Bloom Day post can stand in with very little revision for August. Holding down the fort and keeping the … Continue reading
Posted in agaves, woody lilies, Bloom Day, Plant Portraits, succulents
Tagged ' Amicia zygomeris, ' Euphorbia 'Diamond Frost, Achillea ageratum, Agave 'Mr. Ripple', Anemanthele lessoniana, Aralia cordata â€˜Sun Kingâ€™, Arundo donax 'Golden Chain, Coreopsis 'Full Moon', Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca, Cupressus macrocarpa 'Citriodora', Darrell Probst, Dorycnium hirsutum, Echeveria 'Opal Moon', Echium gentianoides 'Tajinaste', Euphorbia bracteata, Leycesteria formosa 'Golden Lanterns', Musa 'Siam Ruby', Olea europaea 'Little Ollie', Passiflora sanguinolenta, Phormium 'Alison Black', Stipa arundinacea, Tanacetum vulgare 'Isla Gold', Teucrium 'Fairy Dust', Trombetta di Albenga
I admit it’s a little early for a summer recap, but there is a penultimate feel to the garden today. By this time, whatever plans I’ve laid have either happened or failed to happen. It’s time to admit this is … Continue reading
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Tagged Allium senescens, Coreopsis 'Full Moon', Manihot grahamii, Musa 'Siam Ruby', Papaver rupifragum, Polygonum orientale, Prostanthera ovalifolia, Rose 'Bouquet d'Or', Salvia 'Limelight', Solanum rantonnetii, Tibouchina heteromalla, Xanthosoma 'Lime Zinger'
The yucca has been a strong support to many this summer, in early summer the Geranium ‘Dragon Heart’ and now this coreopsis. It seems the first question asked about these new coreopsis hybrids is: Do they flop? So let’s get … Continue reading