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Late spring blooms

Sunday, 27 May 12 Cloudy 19°C / 66°F

Not sure I’ll make a bloom day post with my current schedule, so here’s the enumerated state of the flower gardens in the late spring.

Main: Parking Strip garden
Photos 1&2: North & South Flower Beds
Photo 3: Telephone Pole garden (West)
Photo 4: Telephone Pole garden (East)

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Day 119

Sweet Pea 'Old Spice Mix' 2012

Lathyrus odoratus

Showing True Leaves

Terrible germination! South bed did not germinate at all.

Day 119

Sweet Pea 'Old Spice Mix' 2012

Lathyrus odoratus

Showing True Leaves

Terrible germination! South bed did not germinate at all.

Day 119

Sweet Pea 'Electric Blue' 2012

Lathyrus odoratus

Growing
Day 334

Stock 'Ten Week Bouquet' 2011-6/28

Matthiola incana

Blooming
Day 386

Stock 'Dwarf Ten Week Mix' 2011-5/7

Matthiola incana

Blooming
Day 427

Stock 'Dwarf Ten Week Mix' 2011-3/27

Matthiola incana

Blooming
Day 217

Snowdrop 'Nivalis single'

Galanthus nivalis

Dying Down
Day 217

Snake's Head Iris 2011

Hermodactylus tuberosa

Dying Down
Day 323

Rudbeckia 2011

Rudbeckia fulgida

Growing
Day 323

Roscoea tibetica

Roscoea tibetica

Blooming
Day 323

Primula capitata ssp. mooreana

Primula capitata subsp. mooreana

Budding

Just beginning to show flower head

Day 323

Yellow horned poppy 2011

Glaucium flavum

Breaking Dormancy
Day 112

Poppy 'Lavender Breadseed' 2012-2/5

Papaver somniferum

Growing

Great germination!

Day 392

Monarda 'Jacob Kline' 2010

Monarda didyma

Growing

Dwarf Bearded Iris

Iris pumila

Moved

Y Parking Strip garden > Y Parking Strip garden Not blooming any more

Day 217

Iris, Dwarf Yellow 'Danfordiae' 2011

Iris danfordiae

Dying Down
Day 217

Iris, Dwarf Blue 'Reticulata'

Iris reticulata

Dying Down
Day 323

Iberis

Iberis sempervirens

Growing

Finished blooming

Day 217

Hyacinth 'Odysseus' 2011

Hyacinthus orientalis

Growing

Finished blooming, about to die down

Day 106

Hesperantha coccinea

Schizostylis coccinea

Growing

Established, growing nicely now

Day 73

Hellebore 'Double Purple'

Helleborus

Blooming

Blooms really fade in the too-sunny spot. Move to a shadier one soon!

Day 682

Gladiolus, Landscape 'Florida' 2010

Sprouting
Day 217

Fothergilla 'Mount Airy' 2011

Fothergilla gardenii

Budding
Day 323

Darmera (Peltiphytum) peltata

Darmera peltata

Growing
Day 217

Crocus sativus 2011

Crocus sativus

Dying Down
Day 512

Crocus, garden 2011

Crocus vernus

Dying Down

Crocus, garden 2011

Crocus vernus

Dying Down
Day 1242

Codonopsis clematidea

Codonopsis clematidea

Dying

Hasn’t returned since last year [[Archived]]

Day 323

Canna 2011

Canna x hybrida

Dying

Still hasn’t returned from winter dormancy – likely dead [[Archived]]

Day 386

Calendula 'Pacific Beauty Mix' 2011-5/7

Calendula officinalis

Germinating
Day 323

Astrantia maxima 2011

Astrantia

Blooming
Day 323

Agapanthus 'Headbourne Hybrids' 2011

Agapanthus

Growing
Day 265

Tricyrtis 'Blushing toad'

Tricyrtis formosana

Growing
Day 323

Primula denticulata 2011

Primula denticulata

Growing

Just finished blooming

Day 392

Meconopsis

meconopsis

Growing
Day 323

Helianthemum 'St. Mary's' 2011

Helianthemum

Blooming
Day 323

Hakonechloa 2011

Hakonechloa

Growing
Day 323

Dahlia, Red 2011

Dahlia pinnata

Breaking Dormancy
Day 323

Ramsons (white Allium)

Allium ursinum

Blooming
Day 323

Poppy 'Champagne Bubbles Orange'

Papaver nudicaule

Breaking Dormancy

We have returned!

Day 265

Eucomis vandermerwei 'Freckles'

Eucomis vandermerwei

Breaking Dormancy

Yay! It didn’t die!

Backyard West Window garden

Backyard Hothouse garden

The new ‘digs’ here

Backyard Rhubarb Patch garden

Backyard Onion garden

Backyard Pepo garden

The transplanting cloche

Backyard Pepo garden

The carrot section

Backyard Pepo garden

The back section that used to house the pole beans

South C garden

South B garden

South A garden

South Trellis garden

North Path Triangle garden

North Path Rectangle garden

North Chain Link Line - Front garden

Day 112

Poppy 'Ziar' 2012-2/5

Papaver somniferum

Growing
Day 323

Silene 'Druett's Variegated' 2011

Silene uniflora

Blooming
Day 323

Sisyrinchium striatum

Sisyrinchium striatum

Blooming
Day 323

Zauschneria - California Fuschia

Epilobium canum

Growing
Day 688

Red Heuchera

Heuchera

Blooming
Day 386

Calendula 'Pacific Beauty Mix' 2011-5/7

Calendula officinalis

Blooming
Day 353

Eryngium variifolium 2011

Eryngium

Growing
Day 490

Cardoon 2011-1/23

Cynara cardunculus

Budding

Y Telephone Pole garden

Three cardoons are too many!

Day 217

Mitsuba 2011

Cryptotaenia japonica

Blooming
Day 323

Salpiglossis 2011

Salpiglossis

Growing
Day 353

Lupine 'Red Flame'

Lupinus

Under Attack

OMFG, the biggest aphids EVAR!

Day 323

African Daisy 'Summertime Kardinal' 2011

Osteospermum

Blooming

Overwintered and blooming!

Day 323

African Daisy 'Summertime Kardinal' 2011

Osteospermum

Blooming

Overwintered and blooming!

Day 112

Larkspur 'Singing the Blues Mix' 2011

Consolida ajacis

Growing
Day 323

Roscoea scillifolia 'dark form'

Roscoea tibetica

Growing
Day 323

Forest Hedychium

Hedychium forrestii var. forrestii

Breaking Dormancy
Day 265

Dahlia 'Kalinka'

Dahlia

Breaking Dormancy
Day 323

Geum 'Blazing Sunset' 2011

Geum chiloense var. flora plena

Blooming

Goes amazingly well with the hardy geraniums!

Day 323

Hardy geraniums

Geranium

Blooming
Day 217

Tulip 'Queen of the Night' 2011

Tulipa

Blooming

At the end of their bloom season

Day 217

Tulip 'Esperanto' 2011

Tulipa

Dying Down
Day 217

Cape Fuschia 'Yellow Sovereign' 2011

Phygelius aequalis

Budding
Day 87

Freesia 'Single Mix'

Freesia

Blooming

Comments

  • redloon

    redloon wrote:

    Your Delphinium is gorgeous!!

    Posted on 27 May 12 (about 2 years ago)

  • Tralamander

    Tralamander wrote:

    Oooooooooh!

    Posted on 28 May 12 (about 2 years ago)

  • evergreengirl

    evergreengirl wrote:

    :D Thank you! I thought it was done, to be entirely honest – it was looking pretty tired last year, I assumed it wouldn’t come back. Who knew it would emerge with 8-10 flowering spikes?? I’m in shock, really – but glad!

    Posted on 28 May 12 (about 2 years ago)

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