Friday, August 05, 2016

Flower Friday

Hello, everyone!  It's me, Cammie.  I'm here with Mags to bring you Flower Friday!

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"Hello, everyone!"
"Ready for a garden tour?"

A couple changes out front this week, before we show you what's blooming!  The first change is right here on the front porch - Mom planted a bunch of stuff in the big pot on the left:

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On the left:  Fishnet Stockings Coleus, white Impatiens, and English Ivy
On the right:  Sweet Potato Vine, a different Coleus, and Blue Rush

In one of the other big, blue pots out front, Mom planted Silver Mound, some Wild Blue Oat Grass, and Celosia Intenz.  Check out the Celosia -- it looks like hot pink caterpillars!!!

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WOW!

It's a great splash of color!

In the Butterfly Garden, the Pincushion Flower is still blooming:

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Pincushion Flowers

And Mom's experiment at cutting back the Salvia seems to have worked some magic -- it has exploded in blooms!

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Salvia

Out back, the Bee Garden is a sea of purple:

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Liriopes blooming amidst the Russian Sage!

Look at who's in the Friendship Garden!

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Tiny butterfly on the Beth Coneflowers

The Becky Daisies are winding down for the season, but the deadheads are still a great landing pad for butterflies!

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Butterfly on daisy

Everything is still blooming like crazy in the Wildflower Garden.  Here is a bee enjoying one of our Cheyenne Spirit Coneflowers:

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Bee on coneflower

The PowWow Wild Berry Coneflowers are such a bright spot back there!

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PowWow Wild Berry Coneflowers

And the new Daydream Coneflowers are starting to take hold:

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Daydream Coneflower

Last, but not least, the white Rose of Sharon Bushes down by the fence are still covered in blooms!  Mom cut them way back last Fall, and they loved it!  They're bigger than ever this year!

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Rose of Sharon

We hope you enjoyed our garden tour!

Cammie!
(and Mags, too!)

12 comments:

  1. Thanks for giving our Mama a very big smiley on this Flower Friday!! Those coneflowers and the butterfly on the daisy are beautimous!!
    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

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  2. Ladies we LOVE LOVE LOVE it...yes we did enjoy the tour.
    That hot pink catepillar is amazing!!!
    I Liriopes have just started blooming too. OHHHHHHHHHHH the buttie pillars are beautiful too
    Hugs madi and mom

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  3. So beautiful! I'd ruff to play in your garden!
    Louis Dog Armstrong

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  4. Even though it has been hot and dry our flowers are doing wonderful also. The yellow finch just love the seeds on the cone flowers.
    Like the name PowWow Wild Berry Coneflowers.
    Sweet William The Scot

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  5. We never see anything but beautiful flowers from your gardens. Mom loves those caterpillar celosias!!! She had some this year but they didn't do very well. Maybe next year will be better.

    Woos - Ciara and Lightning

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  6. Our Mom really loves roses. Yours are beautiful.

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  7. Such beautiful flowers are blooming in your garden! We love the Celosia!

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  8. oh your Mama is soooo talented! She has such a green thumb! Love all of the photos but the butterfly one is just wonderful! DakotasDen

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  9. What beautiful flowers you have. That first pink one really packs a punch!

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  10. Love all the lovely blooms! so pretty!

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  11. Thanks for a grreat tour! I think your momma needs to come visit us and help our garden. Momma has a black thumb!

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