At this time of year, J’s ever-blooming gift to me is doing just that: blooming. Here’s some pictures:
The lilies are on their 3rd year, the roses on their 2nd.
What is astonishing to me is that this:
turned into this, a few days later:
The flame sort of mellowed into a pink (and the rose faded further over the next day so it was a cream with pale pink edges just before it died). Even more astonishing, the same plant produced this:
Here’s a picture of the whole grouping:
I have no idea what the purple flowered plant is in the lower left hand corner. I know I planted it, but I didn’t keep track. It’s HUGE (5 ft tall) and the flowers look like this, close up:
The little white flowers are my lovely Alyssium:
I love my flower garden!