Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Garden Bloggers Bloom Day

Shooting star, Dodecatheon media, looking great as it does every spring.  
Epimedium 'Fire Dragon' is in full bloom now.  It will look great
 for the next 6 weeks or so.  The foliage will remain clean all summer.  

Weeds can make a great looking garden combo with absolutely no help from
 you. I never planted pink forget-me-nots, but they come up every year and look
 great with 
Heuchera 'Swirling Fantasy'.  I pull them after flowering to keep
them from taking over all of my garden space.

 Polemonium 'Heaven Scent' is a fantastic hybrid from Brent Horvath
 at Intrinsic Perennial Gardens that has great purple spring foliage and fragrant
 lavender flowers. This is my favorite jacob's ladder.

 I found this beautiful mutation of Polemonium 'Heaven Scent' this year.
  The flowers are near white with a lavender blush and
contrast beautifully with the dark foliage.  
A beautiful dark Primula.

Some species Tulips that I can't recall the name of blending well with Heuchera 'Green Spice' and Acer palmatum 'Aureum'.


  1. Those flowers are looks beautiful with their different looks. Those flowers are belongs to the expensive kind.

  2. Thanks Karen! Your pics are nice as well, and Ben is a cutie. :) It's always neat to see what people in other parts of the world are growing.


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