Tag Archives: Hosta

Foliage Followup – August 2011

I went out yesterday with thoughts of Bloom Day in my head and just ended up taking lots and lots of pictures of foliage. Agave ‘Blue Glow’ with Agave geminiflora behind. Agave ‘Kissho Kan’ Agave ‘Sharkskin’ with Anacampseros rufescens in … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – August 2011

Kniphofia ‘Papaya Popsicle’ – Still blooming well, the two stalks are nearly finished, one more just showing colour and three green ones coming up. Wasn’t really expecting it to last this long and thrilled that it is. Tricyrtis ‘Tojen’ – … Continue reading

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Hosta ‘Fragrant Bouquet’

I suppose I should have taken a picture of the leaves as well. Hosta ‘Fragrant Bouquet’ But it’s hard to focus on anything else with a flower this fragrant commanding your full attention. I suppose I’ll have to divide it … Continue reading

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July 2011 Bloom Day and Foliage Followup

Here’s my Bloom Day for this month and I’ve thrown in two new plants for Foliage Followup as well (no sense having both posts late). Lavendula ‘Munstead’ – Flowers are fading but still very showy. Extremely good year for this … Continue reading

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Foliage Followup, May 2011

It seems like everything grows fastest here in May. We’ve (usually) had some warmer weather by now and any time it rains things seem to just shoot out of the ground. Here are a few of the more interesting foliage … Continue reading

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New Plants

Just because I haven’t been posting as much recently doesn’t mean I haven’t been up to my old ways of hoarding plants. Even though my garden is distinctly full right now I’ve managed to collect the following: Asarum canadense – … Continue reading

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New Plants!

Had a fantastic day today – Visited a friend’s nursery* and wow. It may be a small (tiny) nursery compared to where I work be there was just so much that was so exciting and generally just all around different … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, June 2010

On the whole my garden sits waiting through the spring into June when it starts to take off. Here’s a few quick shots of what’s flowering for me on this Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. Of note as well are the … Continue reading

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Euphorbia myrsinites flowering & Hosta ‘June’

This opened a few days ago. It’s actually the only thing that bridges the flower gap between Daffodils and Dwarf Iris. Euphorbia myrsinites The blues and yellows play off beautifully with my Hosta ‘June’ while the sharp texture of the … Continue reading

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Perennial Container for Shade

I made up a shade container today using mostly perennials to put in our shade perennial area to showcase some of the options for colour and texture in a shady (in this case moist) area. If someone wants to buy … Continue reading

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