Monday, August 15, 2016

Garden Blooger's Bloom Day for August….


It's the Bronze Fennel  and the Guara that reigns supreme in the Garden this time of year.  With a  little help from  Nicotiana sylvestris , which has just now coming into bloom.

After just reading 'A Flower a day' by Margery Fish ,  I see what she means about the" rampant Golden rod ".  But then again they are easy to pull out. I haven't pulled many, as you can see. 

The heleniums have become a stalwart in my dry garden, along with the Pentstemons

Every year this Fuchsia 'whiteknights amethyst'  collapses all over the gravel path...but not this year  . I made a little rebar support …nice clear path , with  the Fuchsia standing proud. 





More Guara , with Agastache this time.

Panicum 'cheynne sky' , Sedum' autumn sky' , Queen annes lace , Teucrium hircanicum 'paradise delight' , Verbena bonariensis and Echinacea pallid in the very  dry and wind swept front garden.


One of  annuals or tender perennial  I grew from seed. Blooming at not four 'o'clock , but more like six here in the PNW.
This is Mirabilis longiflora 'fairy trumpets' . I'm thinking, I might have to dig this up and over winter it indoors.! 
And for many more August blooms visit: Carol May Dreams Gardens

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    1. That's what I'll doing after this next heat wave :(

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  2. They look like wildflowers but they are beautiful. What i appreciate with temperate weeds too are their big flower sizes, and also colorful.

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    1. Andrea, The Goldenrod just showed up in the garden one year. And it's made itself perfectly at home here. I might be pulling a few next year !

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  3. Your garden is beautiful, Linda! Your photo of the Goldenrod made me want to plant some. Oh to have more room...!

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