Blooming mid-July

Where to start?  I could fill pages with all the wonderful blossoms.  We have had good growing conditions – just enough rain , not too many super hot days and no severe storms.   Although the rabbits continue to visit, they seem content to nibble the clover and leave the tall plants alone.

Here’s a couple of views from an upstairs window

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I have a new daylily this year – a gift from friend Laura S.  It is called Laughing Giraffe – aptly named I think

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Daylilies, Veronica and Lamb’s Ears

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The tropicals are enjoying the summer weather.   This is an elephant ear that I’ve had for 5 years now.  I bring it into the basement every fall and ignore it and bring it back out in the spring.  It is beginning to fill the corner in the grilling area.

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This is an elephant ear blossom.

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The Brugmansia is blooming already.  I repotted it this spring and it seems pretty happy.  I purchased it in a little 4 inch pot from Logee’s Greenhouse five years ago  and look at it now.  It is called Jean Pasco.  The aroma is intoxicating in the evening.

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This Cimicifuga racemosa is getting huge.  I love the way it dances over the veggie garden fence.

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Daylilies and Gooseneck loosestrife (Lysimachia clethroides) competing for attention in the meadow now that the Lupine have gone by

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One thought on “Blooming mid-July

  1. Absolutely beautiful! Laughing Giraffe day Lily is aptly named. I’ve been away and have such a hankering to get home and see my day lilies.

    Take care

    L

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