GB Bloom Day-August

morning glory 7-09 perennial sweet pea-1 8-09 August 15, 2009.  It seems that summer-type weather – hot and humid – has finally arrived in Connecticut.  Morning glories to start the day and sweet peas grow not too far away.

 

 

 

 phlox-pink-5 8-09 Double Oriental lilies scent the air and large pink phlox bloom without a care.

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In a shadier spot hydrangea, so blue, offsets impatiens and coleus, too.hydrangea-8-09impatiens and coleus 8-09

Pollinators visit a butterfly bush; this crocosmia looks quite lush.butterfly bush-3 8-09crocosmia 8-09

Gazania and petunia brighten one bed.gazania daybreak red stripe-3 8-09

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Gerbera gerbera-Festival Dark Eye Neon Rose 8-09 and ageratum ageratum 3_editedflower elsewhere, instead.  

The eggplant blossom sits patiently by, while the peegee hydrangea captures every eye.

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Happy Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day everyone.

6 comments for “GB Bloom Day-August

  1. August 15, 2009 at 7:36 am

    Happy Bloom Day! I see you’re waxing poetic this month…as usual your garden looks lovely and so colorful. I especially love the color of the morning glory and the unique petals of gazania.

  2. joenesgarden
    August 15, 2009 at 9:00 am

    Thanks, Debbie. Annuals are, at times, the best way to feed my need for flowers during the hot, hazy days of August.

  3. August 15, 2009 at 9:07 am

    Those stargazer lilies are a favorite of mine, mine are done, unfortunately! Love your photos.

  4. August 22, 2009 at 2:49 pm

    You have some very nice pictures and flowers here. And so many different colors!

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