Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Another May, Joys of Bloom Day

This was a strange first two weeks of May -- cooler than usual. Some blooms are right on time.

Rose Sampler: Reine des Violettes, Belinda's Dream and White Dawn
 
Hydrangeas: Oakleaf Hydrangea and the ubiquitous Big Blue.
Echinacea is everywhere.
 
 
Annuals: Catchfly and Larkspur, with perennial Coreopsis at left.
Corn Poppies at right. California Poppies were still 'asleep' when I was out there this morning.
 
 Perennials: Echinacea, Salvia farinacea and Gerbera Daisy.
 
Brocaded Gown with purple Nicotiana, Siloam Ury Winniford, either Superlative or
Kent's Favorite II and Salmon Sheen Daylilies.
 
Have a Bodacious Bloom Day!
 
Carol is hosting at May Dreams Gardens, where you can link your Garden and visit all over the world for Bloom day.
 
 

8 comments:

  1. You have LOADS of beautiful blooms, of course the roses take the cake. Love the brilliant red of the gerbera.

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  2. Wow! Very pretty!
    Looks like you have something in every color!
    Happy Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day!
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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  3. Hi NellJean, again lovely parade of blooms. I haven't used that word yet 'bodacious', haha, i will search first for the meaning. And thanks for your information of propagating my gaillardia, as i don't want to loose it. My US friend blogger who gave that also sent clematis, echinacea, coneflowers, and a lot more, but it is only gaillardia that stayed well. She also sent lately some crinums and of course hippeastrum.

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  4. Love the hydras....they seem late this year

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  5. Hasn't this spring been gorgeous? The plants have all appreciated the cool moist environment. Your roses are pretty. Happy GBBD.

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  6. WOW...everything is just beautiful! The colors are so vibrant. Love it!!

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  7. WOW...I can't believe your Echinacea are blooming already...and that huge drift of them...stunning!

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  8. Gorgeous blossoms. Your May garden is extraordinary.

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I look forward to comments and questions and lively discussion of gardening and related ideas.



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