The Chicken Rose two days ago with beautiful buds.
It's in a bed with yellow daylilies and white Pentas,
anchored with a variegated Euonymous on one end and
white Crape Myrtle yet to bloom on the other.
The Chicken Rose today.
Grandma's Yellow is another of the TAMU Superstars.
There's a stone in this bed that viewed from a
certain angle reminds me of a chick's head.
I did go back with pruners and take out those dead stems, just one of
today's chores, deadheading and late pruning clean-up.
First Daylily in bloom this year was Brocaded Gown in the Chicken Rose
bed and another across the way.
So far there's a few blooms every day, with many more to come.
Next to bloom are Oakleaf Hydrangeas for a really big show.
They were blooming this time last year:
April 23, 2012 Oakleaf Hydrangeas were blooming. Click to see.