Monday, May 15, 2017

Garden Blogger's Bloom Day... May

I should call this May Bloom post …For-get-me-not and friends . They seem to be in most photos as are the Aquilegia .

I started out with just one , This could be it 'Winky Blue and White ' 

This is one of my favorite that have self seeded this year . 

I think I must have brought  this Aquilegia  one from my mother's garden , here with a plump red  Paeony

Last year I dug out most of the pale ones, and kept the dark blue and purple .

A little native.

 Two natives : Delphinium trollifolium and Red Columbine



Centaurea montana came with the house.

Weigela is full of blooms this year !

P.'Turkish delight ' is just beginning to get going.
Lunaria annua 'Rosemary Verey' 

Eythronium 'Kondo and Epimedium lishihchenii

Lamium orvala  and Beesia deltophylla


Astrantia major and Euphorbia blackbird 

Euphorbia polychroma


A big whopping clump of Euphorbia oblongata , one of many clumps.

Astrantia major 'abbey road'


A think this is one of the Pacific coast Iris I got from Alison at last years plant swap.


Persicaria bistorta with  Geranium phaeum 'Samobor'

The Ghost Ferm makes a nice backdrop for this new Aquilegia …from Alison at this years  plant swap.

Another one from Alison !

Geranium phaeum 'darkest of all'



Armeria 'rubrifolia'


These must be my most exciting blooms ! Sinocalycanthus 'Hartiage wine'
Thank you Carol for hosting May Dreams Gardens

7 comments:

  1. All so very nice. I picked up some columbine at the plant swap - you may have brought them. There are so many nice varieties!

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  2. I got a couple of Lunaria from you a few years ago at the swap, the babies of those plants are flowering this year. Love them! My Aquilegia are just getting started. They sow themselves all over.

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  3. Oh goodness...what a bouquet of color in your spring garden! Jealous that you have a native columbine growing..I've tried to start them from seed without success. grr. Happy GBBD!

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  4. Your garden does May Bloomday well! I'm especially impressed with your Euphorbia polychroma, wow...mines just a little thing.

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  5. thank you for letting me look around . I love epimediums so seeing a new one, Epimedium lishihchenii, was great.

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  6. So glad I talkled you into that Hartlage Wine. Got one myself early this spring...watching it get ready to bloom.

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  7. Your aquilegias are so beautiful, Linda! I love their colours. Must be quite a nice surprise to have such a beautiful self-seedling! Your other plants are looking lovely too!
    Best wishes,
    Lisa

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