I like the combination of spiky leaved orange daylilies with
This might be a good companion to Hydrangeas.
I think this may be 'Pineapple Crush' Daylily.
Many plants are shy to bloom this year. Those in less protected areas had many dead stems. I am still trimming and hopeful that new growth will sport blooms before summer is over. They usually do.
Hydragea serrata was injured by winter cold and there are
few blooms. The foliage is spotty, too.
I hope these variegated Hydrangeas bloom this year.
Their blooms are also lacecap form.
Oakleaf Hydrangeas have reached the pink stage here.
Some of my beds are overrun with suckers and I'll be digging and rescuing
Daylilies and true Lilies if I want to keep them and grubbing out Oakleafs.
Hydrangeas viewed through dark Canna leaves. Dramatic.
Bengal Tiger, or Pretoria if you prefer. I started
anchoring large beds with clumps of Cannas for that
tropical look. They grow fast and are easy care.
Photo from the end of last June, when the orange
flowers show up. -- Tithonia will bloom soon, too.
Big Blooms, Big Leaves: Happy in Summer Heat.