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Sunday, 15 Jul 12 Rainy 22°C / 72°F

The weather has been damp, showers rather than rain, the pressure and humidity changing as the showers came through but no wind, and no thunder.

I have been so busy posting pictures catching up on what started flowering while I was away that I thought I might not have any thing new for Bloom Day. A walk around the garden dispelled that idea. But first indoor plants – the orchids, Twin Little Pink was just beginning to bloom before I went and Twin Little Yellow opened its first flower while I was away.


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Shasta Daisies

Leucanthemum x superbum


the dog daisies are still blooming

Day 1475

Gale's lily



all the buds open

Day 1371

Lemon thyme

Thymus citriodorus


first the Red Creeping Thyme, now this one

Day 2519

Hemerocallis Peaceful Prairie



another flower and there seems to be a stem of buds on the main plant

Day 75

Gloriosa 'Rothchildiana'

Gloriosa superba


slow, I am hoping warmer weather and a new position in House will speed it up

Day 2293

Salvia 'Purple Rain'

Salvia verticillata

Day 3019

Alpine strawberry

Fragaria vesca spp. alpina


and harvesting, a handful of fat sweet berries.

Day 3272

Lavender 'Hidcot'

Lavandula angustifolia

Day 1930

Begonia Yellow

Begonia x tuberhybrida

Day 482

Phalaenopsis Twin Little Yellow



one stem but lots of buds

Day 536

Phalaenopsis Twin Little Pink



just one stem but lots of buds


  • LouiseM

    LouiseM wrote:

    Love the pink orchid – so delicate. I was glad of some rain yesterday – saved having to run round with the hose and watering can – but we got ours with loud claps of thunder, and our temps (of course) were about 6 degrees cooler than yours. Looks like the heat’s returning though today.

    Posted on 16 Jul 12 (over 2 years ago)

  • anelson

    anelson wrote:

    Wow you have fabulous flowers indoors and out.

    Posted on 16 Jul 12 (over 2 years ago)

  • rosemarieGardener

    rosemarieGardener wrote:

    ‘Twin Little Pink’ is charming.

    Posted on 16 Jul 12 (over 2 years ago)

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