Bloom Day, August 15, 2010

Well, we’re not in July anymore.  The day lilies are all but done.  The hydrangeas are darkening.  And the anemones are beginning to bloom.  A friend did some phantom gardening in the secret garden a couple years ago.  He plunked two little bits of anemone, one pink, the other white.  This is the first year they have bloomed.  The pink ones are in a sunnier part of the garden, so they have come on first.

Below are the today’s bloomers.

The Ever-blooming and Sweet-smelling Wild Berry Breeze Hansa Rose
Julia Child Rose
Wild Spice Hansa Rose
Tardiva Hydrangea
Guara
Hidcote Lavender in Front of Cannas
Veronica and Moonbeam Coreopsis
Phlox, Purple Fragrant Angel Coneflower, and Pink Anemone. Red Geraniums Add A Little Heat.
Datura, Nicotiana, and a Pot of Red Geraniums, All Fuzzed Together.
Phlox, Red Carpet Rose, and Red Geraniums
Red Impatiens with Stitch in Time, Allegan Fog, Dream Weaver, and Ghost Dancer Hostas
Cannas and Marigolds
Assorted Pots in the Entrance Garden
Despite a Hard Pruning Several Weeks Ago, White Dawn Continues to Bloom
Only the Coral Bells And Impatiens Are Blooming, But I Love This Shady Bed Under the Magnolia

4 thoughts on “Bloom Day, August 15, 2010

  1. It really isn’t July anymore! I don’t know about you, but I’m trying to get my head around the fact that fall classes begin in two weeks. I really enjoyed seeing all your blooms. -Jean

  2. Hi it is extremely useful to have a post like this because you can then revisit when racking the brain to fill gaps in the border at this time of year. Enjoyed my first visit to your blog.

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