Tuesday, July 15, 2008


Mid month already! Time for Garden Blogger's Bloom Day,
sponsored by Carol of May Dreams Gardens.
Be sure to head over and see what is blooming in gardens all over the world!
purple California poppy
This is the first bloom of seeds I planted in the spring. I found this color of poppy at Wal-mart, of all places, and had no idea this color existed. Success!
Irish Eyes
I lost this plant last year, I planted it in too dry of a spot. Apparently it self seeds well, I have these growing in three new spots in the garden.
The daylilies are the stars in the garden now, the roses have hit their peak and are on the downswing, but the daylilies are glorious!
This is everywhere in our walking garden, one of the few blue ones, we have mostly white ones. They are almost scarily prolific.
Johnson's Blue Geranium

This is a new addition to my garden, most of my cranesbill is the purply- pink variety. I am lovin' this blue!
"Native plant"
I don't know the name of this plant. I took it to the Extension's troubleshooting clinic and they didn't know, either. It is something I see in the foothills, growing wild, though.

'nother daylily
This pale yellow/cream is a fave of mine.
The roses have been extra beautiful this year.

Tamarisk tree
This is listed on the invasive plants list for Utah. It clogs up and hogs up the streams here. This one in our yard is well behaved, though, and we love the pink fluffy blooms, esp. for bouquets.

Also blooming:

shasta daisies,


red valerian (always, always blooming!),


yucca, and

drumstick allium.

Happy bloom day, all!


emily said...

so many beautiful flowers! the roses are looking great, you're right!

Cindy said...

I love the blue of that Love in the mist. And the pinks of the Tamarisk Tree. It's so wonderful to see gardens around the world - yours is lovely!

Carol said...

Very nice blooms. I think I have that same daylily, 'Double Siloam' is what mine is called.

Thanks for joining in for bloom day.
Carol, May Dreams Gardens

MLight said...

Lovely! I particularly like the Irish Eyes.