Thursday, October 14, 2010

Garden Bloggers Bloom Day

Salvia farinacea
Also blooming:

Zinnia angustifolia 'starburst'
Rosa 'Flower Carpet Red' ('Ricarda')?

Aster spp.
Veronica longifolia 'Sunny Border Blue'

Chrysanthemum spp.

Stipa tenuissima
 Penstemon 'Red Rocks'

                                                       Gallardia spp.

Alyssum 'golf'

 Also blooming:
Miscanthus sinescis 'variegatus'
Rudebeckia hirta
Solidago  rugosa

Eupatorium auromaticum 'joicus variegated'
Panicum virgatum 'Heavy Metal'
Panicum virgatum 'Dallas Blues'
Calamagrostis 'Karl Foerster '
Pennisetum alopecuroides 'Hamelin'
Pennisetum alopecuroides  (standard)
Miscanthus sinesis 'gold bar'
Sedum telephium 'Autumn Joy'


  1. Love the monarch.

  2. Now that's a perfect marriage! gail

  3. aloha,

    what a very nice tour of your salvias, i enjoyed the beautiful flowers are such a beautiful natural blue.

    thanks for sharing that with us

  4. I really enjoyed seeing a monarch in another place. Good to know they are doing okay elsewhere than here. I love the color of that salvia too, what a great backdrop for the butterfly.

  5. What beautiful flowers and butterflies! Since you live at such a public place, I'm sure your yard blesses everyone that walks by! Thanks for sharing your gift with us! It lifts the heart to see the beauty of each butterfly on the flowers. Thanks!

  6. What wonderful photos, I love them all. Thanks for posting. Sure makes my day brighter. Bill


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