Garden Blogger's Bloom Day for July 2018
The past week has been hot and dry with no relief in sight. Boo hiss! The garden is doing fine, thanks to diligent watering by Michael. The above shot was taken in the Pan Garden, off the deck in back. From left to right is Baby's Breath (Gypsophila), Agastache Giant Blue Hyssop, Bee Balm 'Raspberry Wine', Veronica 'Marietta', Achillea 'Song Siren Little Susie', Climbing rose 'Iceberg' and Buddleia 'Lo & Behold Blue Chip Jr.'.
Other blooms -
|Lily 'Silk Road'|
|Calla Lily 'Coastal Flame'|
|Canary Creeper (Tropaeolum peregrinum)|
|Cape Fuchsia 'Winchester Fanfare' (Phygelius)|
|Coreopsis and Kniphofia 'Ice Ballet'|
|Hydrangea 'Tiny Tuff Stuff'|
|'Queen of the Prairie' (Filipendula)|
|Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit'|
|Coreopsis 'Red Velvet'|
|Buddleia 'Buzz Hot Raspberry'|
|Smoke Tree (Cotinus coggygria 'Royal Purple')|
|Persicaria (Knotweed) 'Red Dragon'|
|Rose 'Golden Celebration'|
|Clematis 'Bill MacKenzie'|
|Lily 'Karen North'|
|Tall Verbena (Verbena bonariensis)|
|St. John's Wort (Hypericum 'Pumpkin')|
|Angel's Fishing Rod (Dierama)|
And finally, Pan's headdress - Michael's desire for it to look like a Las Vegas showgirl headdress is planted with Amaranthus caudatus (Love Lies Bleeding), Celosia 'Intenz', Martha Washington geraniums and Creeping Jenny.
Garden Bloggers Bloom Day is hosted by May Dreams Gardens. Check out what is blooming in other blogger's gardens around the world.
Text and photos by Phillip Oliver, Dirt Therapy