Monthly Archives: June 2011

Hemerocallis ‘Destined to See’

Not a huge fan of the overly messed with Daylily flowers but this one is pretty impressive. (Was wondering if this should be a post or a tweet but apparently it has been a while since I posted anything…)

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Salvia ‘Caradonna’ & Sedum ‘Xenox’

Sorry for yet another low quality cell phone picture but figured at least if it’s not the greatest picture at least it shows some fantastic plants. About three years ago I was doing some landscaping and tackled this bed, which, … Continue reading

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Persicaria polymorpha

Everyone who can grow this should. Thrives in wet soils in sun but as you can see it can still be quite impressive in dry shade. It would likely make an excellent hedge where traditional shrubby plant materials might be … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, June 2011

Today came unexpectedly fast and I’m a little unprepared. Some of these are re-posts and others are new, and don’t forget the Irises which are at the tail end of their blooming now too. Sedum tetractinum Sedum spathulifolium ‘Cape Blanco’ … Continue reading

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Geranium ‘Dragon’s Heart’

Took this picture of ‘Dragon’s Heart’ at work. I wish I had more space for Geraniums. So many interesting leaves and flowers and yet all I have is ‘Max Frei’ – it’s a little boring but it’s fairly small. The … Continue reading

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New Plant, Sedum tetractinum

Sedum tetractinum This is a low spreading Sedum with interesting smooth leaves (setting it apart from the very common ‘Dragon’s Blood’ type Sedums) and pink stems. Fairly normal Sedum-like yellow flowers are nice but I’m definitely growing this for the … Continue reading

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More Irises (last one)

I didn’t really want to post so many Irises in a row but there’s so much starting all the time I don’t want to be sitting on all these pictures at the end of July when they’re all long finished. … Continue reading

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The Second Round of Iris Flowers

Iris ‘Sinister Desires’ – My new favourite Iris. Iris ‘Marksman’ – This is right beside ‘Sinister Desires’ but unfortunately finished the day before the other opened, could have been a very interesting combination. NOID Purple Veined Iris – hardly thrilling … Continue reading

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Clematis ‘Rebecca’ Flowering

Clematis ‘Rebecca’ I’m not sure what I can say about this one I haven’t said already other than that it’s awesome, and I hope with a bunch of mulch and more water I can keep it from getting too badly … Continue reading

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New Plant: Twilite Prairieblues™ False Indigo

Baptisia x variicolor ‘Twilite’ (Twilite Prairieblues™ False Indigo) – Flowers are actually a little darker than this, but not by a huge amount. I have a spot that needed filling and a section of the garden that typically doesn’t get … Continue reading

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