Thursday

[gardening] Summer Flowers

Some of these have come and gone but I've been enjoying all the flowers of summer.

Dwarf pink lilac, which blooms mid-June for me:

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I was able to enjoy this bellflower for about a week before the woodchucks took notice and gobbled it up:

Bellflower

Various Columbine:

Columbine

Columbine

Aw aren't you a pretty #columbine.

Hosta corner in the back shade bed:

Hosta corner.

This hen, sending it's chicks very far away from home:

Sempervivum

Green wizard coneflower (the only coneflower that the 'chucks don't eat):

Green wizard #echinacea. The only coneflower the woodchucks don't eat.

Penstemon:

Pretty purple penstemon

Misc. yarrow:

Misc #yarrow

Peonies:

Peony 'Karl Rosenfield' finally popped open. #peony #karlrosenfield

Foxgloves:

#foxgloves

Evening primrose:

Evening primrose 'Fireworks'. I loving refer to it as Ketchup-Mustard Flower because the red buds pop open yellow.

Blanket flower:

Blanket flower

Succulent mini-garden:

Succulent mini garden

Delphinium- this is taken at eye level. The plants are taller than me!

Delphinium

Always something new to see/enjoy every day.

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