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slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
11:37 AM

Post #7712847

I thought I would start a new thread for pictures since things are really popping now.
Of course if we want to chat, we will chat too !

White Verbena

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slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
11:38 AM

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Evelyn Salvia

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slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
11:39 AM

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Silver Swan Euphorbia
It looks pretty in front of the yellow barberry bush, although it only got put there because there was an empty spot of dirt--LOL--worked out pretty good anyway !

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slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
11:40 AM

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Purple Homestead verbena

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slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
11:41 AM

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This is a named columbine, but I don't remember its name, I will look and edit later

I went and looked--her name is Dorothy Rose, I think I bought her at Dabneys last year.

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slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
11:41 AM

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Same one

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slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
11:43 AM

Post #7712872

This picture is for Bonnie--See how pretty the golden creeping Jenny has gotten you gave me, also this bed has the JM you gave me in it at the very back

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slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
11:44 AM

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Bleeding hearts

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slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
11:44 AM

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Variegated Solomon Seal

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slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
11:45 AM

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Don't these just make you smile when you look at them
violas--or Johnny jump up's

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slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
11:46 AM

Post #7712882

Last one for now
Calendine Poppy--did I spell that right Kathy Ann???

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tryliv
Booneville, MS

April 17, 2010
2:20 PM

Post #7713212

Sandra, your pics are great! You'll have to save some seed from that columbine. That's a pretty one.
I took a few pictures today. Not many. I have been working in the yard all day while I can.

Here is my Lady Banks. She is about a fourth of the size she was last year. I cut her way back last fall to move the fence. We built the trellis a couple of weeks ago.

Terrye

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tryliv
Booneville, MS

April 17, 2010
2:21 PM

Post #7713214

Here's the steps to the lake. they are looking pretty good right now if you ignore the weeds. lol

Terrye

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tryliv
Booneville, MS

April 17, 2010
2:26 PM

Post #7713229

Bonnie, I had to show you this pic. I finally got the Creeping jenny to come back after how many tries! lol I put it in 3 places and they all came back.

terrye

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tryliv
Booneville, MS

April 17, 2010
2:40 PM

Post #7713258

I wish I could remember the name of this rose. I have had it for 20 years and it has never had black spot and it has never been sprayed.

Terrye

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nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
3:39 PM

Post #7713384

Nice pics, Sandra, and Terrye. You 2 have a lot going on there.

Hello, Terrye, I'm Karen. Sandra knows me from the Fun, Crazy, Sillies thread in the Parking Lot forums. Obviously I'm not so far along here, but I'm not too far behind y'all. We've gotten a head start here because of mild weather coming sooner than normal. We even had one day up to 90 here, a record for a day in April. And we broke a record for rainfall in March. Over 11" that month.

Karen

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
4:13 PM

Post #7713481

Karen, you are certainly welcome to add some of your pictures here too, we love seeing other peoples plants. You have some great photography too !!
tryliv
Booneville, MS

April 17, 2010
4:21 PM

Post #7713506

Hi, Karen. Great to see you on Midsouth.

Terrye
n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 17, 2010
6:10 PM

Post #7713790

Ohhh Sandra,so glad your JM is doing that well. I have tons more creeping jenny if you need it. It is puttin on a show here too.

Terrye - your Lady Banks is beautiful !

I'll share a few pics since some of these won't be blooming next week when you all get here.

clematis - elsa spath and asao

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 17, 2010
6:12 PM

Post #7713795

Probably my favorite bed - but really my favorite when the goats beards bloom.

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JanieP
Jacksonville, AR

April 17, 2010
6:17 PM

Post #7713805

Would you believe this is from my yard? Didnt think so. Went to Garvin Gardens for the first time today. Wanted one of each type plant, in every color they come in. One or two of the bridges and waterfalls would be nice also.

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 17, 2010
6:17 PM

Post #7713806

columbine

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 17, 2010
6:19 PM

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pink azalea

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 17, 2010
6:22 PM

Post #7713815

Janie - that azalea is so pretty. I hope that is the same one I planted out front this year.

clematis - nellie moser

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JanieP
Jacksonville, AR

April 17, 2010
6:22 PM

Post #7713817

My Weigelia's do not have flowers almost the length of the branch.

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 17, 2010
6:23 PM

Post #7713824

Clematis - Crystal Fountain (new to me last year)

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 17, 2010
6:24 PM

Post #7713827

Clematis - Multi Blue

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 17, 2010
6:28 PM

Post #7713835

Terrye - your creeping jenny looks great where you have it in contrast with what that is beside it. You may wish you never got it started. lol

iris - ima kinda lima (Genna - I think I sent you one of these)

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JanieP
Jacksonville, AR

April 17, 2010
6:29 PM

Post #7713836

I hope your Azalea is like the ones that were in the gardens also. They had so many shades of purple and pink. One of my favorites was the one in this picture, but this picture doesnt show the foliage clearly. It it is a Florida ?? Native Azalea.

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 17, 2010
6:29 PM

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Iris - Tea Leaves (not very impressed with this one - small blooms)

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 17, 2010
6:33 PM

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Janie - I am trying to "plan" my color scheme out front - lol - don't know how long that will last. lol I have planted the whites, yellows, oranges, lavendars and reds (which I haven't done yet) - we will see how that goes.

Iris - Broadband (little blurry - sorry)

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 17, 2010
6:35 PM

Post #7713851

Small - noid iris - first bloom out by my koi pond. See my babies in the background?

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 17, 2010
6:38 PM

Post #7713855

Allium - haven't looked up the name of this one yet. (Isn't this the coolest bloom!!)

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slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 17, 2010
6:47 PM

Post #7713874

Wonderful pictures, keep them coming. I love all the iris, I saw Kathy Ann posted some on FB--we are going to get her, she needs to be over here-LOL
tryliv
Booneville, MS

April 17, 2010
7:35 PM

Post #7714008

Bonnie, love that Elsa Spath! I'm going to have to look for that one. Asao is the only one I have open so far but all the others are close.

I have a habit of planting things I later regret. I spent today thinning obedient plant, mums and sedums along with others. lol The color of the creeping jenny just makes it irresistable.

Charlotte, you will love that Sango Kaku. That is one of my favorite JMs.

Terrye

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
7:53 PM

Post #7714062

Oh, more nice pretties! Thanks for the welcome, Terrye. Sandra, I'll add a few, though they're probably ones you've already seen.

n2birds, I really love that Broadband iris. Gorgeous!

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
7:53 PM

Post #7714064

That was 'Leonard Messel' magnolia. Here's another shot of it.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
7:54 PM

Post #7714065

One more of that one.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
7:54 PM

Post #7714066

Pulsatilla (pasque flower).

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
7:55 PM

Post #7714068

Yellow double primrose.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
7:55 PM

Post #7714070

Hellebore.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
7:56 PM

Post #7714072

A closer look...

Karen

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
7:56 PM

Post #7714074

Oops! Forgot the picture!

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
7:57 PM

Post #7714077

'Ivory Prince' hellebore.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
7:58 PM

Post #7714079

hyacinths

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
7:58 PM

Post #7714082

Daffs

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
7:59 PM

Post #7714084

More daffs...

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
8:00 PM

Post #7714085

variegated comfry

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
8:00 PM

Post #7714087

azalea

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
8:01 PM

Post #7714092

A bed of mayapples.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
8:02 PM

Post #7714096

A closer look at those...

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 17, 2010
8:03 PM

Post #7714100

A friend's flowering plum.

Karen

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 17, 2010
8:06 PM

Post #7714106

Terrye know what you mean about planting things you later regret. I thought I had dug up most of my obedient plant last year and put it in a big pot! Wrong!!! I have a huge patch of obedient plant in my front flower bed where I don't want it! I've got to work on getting that out this week. I love creeping jenny! But once you get it started you will alway have it! I bought a spring pot already made up years ago. It had some creeping jenny in it that fell on the ground. I now have it in the front and back yard and have given tons away!
I got my Sango Kaku JM planted in the pot today and I am going to love it. Just love how the branches drape and flow. When the azaleas stop blooming it should really show up.
Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 17, 2010
8:27 PM

Post #7714135

Wow loving the pictures.
Dragon Lady Trumpet vine

Karen Welcome I love that comfey

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Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 17, 2010
8:29 PM

Post #7714137

Mock Orange or English dogwood This one has no smell but I have one that does.

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Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 17, 2010
8:30 PM

Post #7714142

Yellow Knock out rose

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Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 17, 2010
8:31 PM

Post #7714143

unknown iris

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Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 17, 2010
8:34 PM

Post #7714146

Old fashioned byzantine glads

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Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 17, 2010
8:42 PM

Post #7714163

My Lady banks

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Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 17, 2010
8:53 PM

Post #7714231

This is home run rose easy just like the knockouts.

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Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 17, 2010
8:54 PM

Post #7714236

Last one La Iris

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 18, 2010
5:36 AM

Post #7714686

Cindy your trumpet vine has gone to town!
Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 18, 2010
7:04 AM

Post #7714833

hasn't it ??? I wonder does it propagate easily. I have never tried. The bloom is so pretty and just covers the vine. My has never made seed like the other type of trumpet vine. I know they are not the same type.

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 18, 2010
7:19 AM

Post #7714861

I don't know about propagating. I have a trumpet vine growing on my husbands workshop. But it doesn't bloom anything like yours. I actually ran across the tag a few weeks ago and put it in my box of tags - need to get it out. I think it gets too much shade. It had grown all over the top of his workshop so I pulled it off the roof a couple of months ago. It had rooted in the pine needles which had turned to compost (which is why I needed to take the vine off) and I tried to save some of it. One of the pots I know is alive and I think one other, but not sure how many others made it. I thought I would bring whatever survives to RU.

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 18, 2010
8:12 AM

Post #7714969

Cindy, thanks for the welcome. You have a lot of nice things at your place. I don't know about your TV (trumpet vine), but mine, just a common one, sends out runners underground all over and makes new plants. I just dig them and pot them up to sell or trade. I need to move mine, as it's in shade and not reaching its full potential. I have a small shed in back that it could grow up over, and it would look really nice there.

I wonder if that Lady Banks rose would do well here? I love it. It looks like a rambler. I've been wanting a yellow rambler for an arbor I have that leads into a sunken patio. The patio is surrounded by a white and yellow themed garden, and I've wanted a yellow climber/rambler for the arbor. I have Gurnsey Cream clematis on it now, but it doesn't fill the whole thing. This is the 3rd year for it, and if it doesn't fill it this year, then I definitely need a rose.

Karen
Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 18, 2010
4:15 PM

Post #7716038

Hi Karen. The wonderful thing about Lady Banks is she is not really like a rose bush. No thorns and the harder you cut it back the more beautiful it is. They are really beautiful for 1 week here. The rest of the year she is just there.Plant files says zone 6 so you should be ok, it is tough. It is much hardier than a rambler.
Your support has to be study because It can get very big and heavy. I have mine on the telephone pole, kinda make it not such and eyesore.Every southern lawn has a Lady Banks.

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 18, 2010
4:26 PM

Post #7716073

Thanks for the info. That arbor I have is a metal one and very sturdy, so Lady Banks should do well on it. That's nice to know it doesn't have thorns. My pink rambler had very sharp thorns. I really have to watch out for them.

Karen

taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 18, 2010
7:58 PM

Post #7716727

Dad and I went for a ride today to fort clark springs in Brackettville, Texas. I saw this beautiful rose bush, and had to snap a picture of it! It is huge, and so full of blooms!

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taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 18, 2010
8:01 PM

Post #7716731

This one is in my garden. I bought it a few months ago at wal mart, and it opened Friday, it gets darker as it goes. And so fragrant too!

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 18, 2010
8:29 PM

Post #7716785

Here are a few I photographed today.
Double knock out rose.

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 18, 2010
8:31 PM

Post #7716788

Geum

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 18, 2010
8:33 PM

Post #7716792

Salvia. I moved this last fall and it really likes it's new location.

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 18, 2010
8:34 PM

Post #7716794

Yellow knock out rose

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 18, 2010
8:34 PM

Post #7716797

Time to go to bed. Will post some irises tomorrow.

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 18, 2010
8:38 PM

Post #7716803

Wrong picture of the salvia - that was an old one before it opened good. Now to bed.

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
7:06 AM

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Karen - love that var. comfry. At first I thought it was a hosta, but when I blew up the picture - the texture was sooo different. I love that. I have to check that out and see if I can have it down here. Also love your may apple orchard ! I love woodland plants. I spotted some out in my woods this year and got all excited.

Love, Love all the Lady Banks roses. I think I may have one I planted a couple years ago, on the side of the pond (that I don't go anymore - because of snakes) - but it hasn't ever bloomed. Does it take several years before it does anything ?

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
7:13 AM

Post #7717724

I had to go back and look at the comfry again. Karen that is really wonderful. Like Bonnie I'm going to have to check that out.

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 19, 2010
8:48 AM

Post #7718002

I think this might be the comfry I have, but I'm not sure: http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/159652/ . It's good to zone 9 on the hotter end, so it should be fine in TN.

That salvia is gorgeous, cperdue! I'll bet it's not a hardy one for here.

LK, I love that rose you got from WalMart.

Karen

Here are some plants I got Fri. night at HD. I got 2 Basket Of Gold plants and 2 rock cress, and a pincushion flower.

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 19, 2010
8:49 AM

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Here's a closer look at one of the rock cress.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 19, 2010
8:49 AM

Post #7718011

And here's the other one.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 19, 2010
8:50 AM

Post #7718014

Here's the pincushion flower.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 19, 2010
8:54 AM

Post #7718027

Flowering quince.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 19, 2010
8:55 AM

Post #7718030

Forsythia and star magnolia.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 19, 2010
8:56 AM

Post #7718035

Star magnolia blossoms, almost gone by.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 19, 2010
8:56 AM

Post #7718039

PJM rhodie

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 19, 2010
8:57 AM

Post #7718042

Moss growing on an old burn pile.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 19, 2010
8:59 AM

Post #7718046

My variegated comfry and filipendula (Queen of the Prairie).

Karen

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taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 19, 2010
8:59 AM

Post #7718049

Karen, those are all so pretty!

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 19, 2010
9:00 AM

Post #7718050

Pink azalea.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 19, 2010
9:01 AM

Post #7718053

Thanks, LK!

One more shot, bleeding heart.

Karen

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taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 19, 2010
10:20 AM

Post #7718295

Love the bleeding hearts. I tried to geow them here, and they did nothing!

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 19, 2010
11:21 AM

Post #7718434

Mine is small and it is the third I have tried I think, the others died.
It always gives me a few hearts though and I do enjoy it.
OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
1:26 PM

Post #7718719

Wow! Love all the beautiful flowers. Our little corner of the earth must be a little behind you all. I've only got a few early iris that have been blooming and everything else is just budding (more iris, clematis, etc). This photo of the dogwood and redbud was taken about a week and a half ago.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
1:27 PM

Post #7718721

Japanese Maple.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
1:28 PM

Post #7718723

Columbine that finally bloomed this year. It is a couple of years old and doing great this year. I don't remember the name but it looks a little bit like the one you posted Sandra. I've decided I need more Columbine but some darker purples. May be my new favorite spring plant.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
1:30 PM

Post #7718725

Another JM that we planted 10 years ago near the front of the house. It's almost gotten too big so I may have to trim it back some.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
1:31 PM

Post #7718727

Encore azaleas and daylillies near the patio and pond. Notice there are some pink blooms on this 'white' variety. Anyone else have that happen? Is it from a grafting process?

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
1:33 PM

Post #7718730

I've been re-working part of my driveway bed this year. This is one end near the garage. Planted two peonys, an Inabe Shidare JM, and Homestead Purple verbena. I had a big 'Otto Luyken' Laurel die last summer and don't know why. A friend suggested it might have been borers. I still have one that was a 'shoot' from the old plant and it's blooming now. I may have to move it but it's staying put for now.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
1:34 PM

Post #7718732

Bought this Piedmont Azalea last week at the Botanical Garden plant sale. It's now at the other end of the driveway and I'm sure it will get big, which is fine with me. I love the bloom color.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
1:36 PM

Post #7718736

One of my tulips with Spanish bluebells behind. My tulips didn't bloom much this year. May be time to dig up and replace this fall. Any tulip experts out there? I think they 'give out' over the years.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
1:37 PM

Post #7718737

Lamium beginning to bloom in the shade bed.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
1:38 PM

Post #7718740

You can see a couple of the new 'Watchel' azaleas in the background with the Creme Brulee and Palace Purple heuchera.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
1:39 PM

Post #7718741

Buckeye blooming at the edge of the woods. I didn't plant this one.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
1:40 PM

Post #7718745

And finally one of my late-blooming daffodils. This one is very fragrant.

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slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 19, 2010
1:49 PM

Post #7718754

Your lamium is ahead of mine, I don't have any blooms on it yet, isn't that something, I have a few spanish bluebells and they have already bloomed out while yours are still in full bloom !

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
5:57 PM

Post #7719401

I had to take DH to Pine Bluff to the dentist today. He wanted me to go by a particular (can't remember the name) nursery because he thought I would probably be able to find something I like. Well he was right!! They had the most gorgeous roses. I am limited on where I can put them, but I found a few I just could not pass up. This is a Double Delight Double Knock Out Rose. I had never seen one like this before. It smell wonderful! It really looks like a hybrid rose.

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
6:00 PM

Post #7719418

I also bought this one called St. Patrick. There were several others I really wanted but just had to control myself!!LOL

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
6:02 PM

Post #7719422

Here are a few of the irises I have blooming now.
This one is Flights of Fancy

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
6:03 PM

Post #7719428

Double Agent

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
6:05 PM

Post #7719445

Iceland

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
6:06 PM

Post #7719449

Bottled Sunshine

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
6:07 PM

Post #7719455

Autumn Circus

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
6:08 PM

Post #7719459

Roof Iris

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
6:09 PM

Post #7719466

Elaine - your Jap Maples are beautiful ! I have one in my front entry that needs some prunning attention too.
Love the buckeye blooms !

Charlotte - I have not seen that knock-out rose either - I would have had to get it too - very nice.


TB - Bengal Tiger

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
6:10 PM

Post #7719471

This is an Allium. My first year to plant them and I really am enjoying. I have two other varieties that are just starting to open.

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
6:11 PM

Post #7719474

Charlotte - how big is your yard ?????? You sure know how to get alot in it !
Love your iris' - I didn't know you collected them too.
n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
6:12 PM

Post #7719479

Aren't those alliums fun !? I am enjoying mine this year too - but I sure don't need anymore. lol.

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
6:14 PM

Post #7719485

Elaine that is a really nice JM!

Bonnie love the Bengal Tiger!
n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
6:17 PM

Post #7719496

Thanks Charlotte - KA got me into these last year. The ones with the plicata falls. This one isn't as tall though as I'd like it to be.

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
6:19 PM

Post #7719509

I just have a regular yard. It is a deep lot but yes I can cram a lot of stuff in a small space!!!LOL Gonna run out room one of the days however!! Guess I will just maintain then! I had some purple and a few other NOID irises and I took them all out last year when I redid and expanded the bed in front . I kept some of the purple irises but moved them to an area by themselves. I am a collector!!
lilsista59
(Phyllis) Osceola, PA
(Zone 5b)

April 19, 2010
6:25 PM

Post #7719529

My Japanese Maple is only a foot tall...LOL
That's really pretty..so are the rest of the pic's...

Here's a daylily scape..Web Of Intrigue..
not a great pic as I took it with my phone but above the tag you can see it poking it's head out..
And to think it was spitting snow all weekend...

Hey Sandra did I rub it in enough yet... :-)

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slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 19, 2010
6:28 PM

Post #7719545

Yes, I think you have--someone in cold PA has a daylily scape--I might have one if we had some rain !!!!

taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 19, 2010
6:37 PM

Post #7719566

Can someone tell me what this is? I know it is an iris, but just wondering what kind it is, or if it has a name? I got them in one of the many swaps last year, and not knowing what to do with them, I stuck them in an extra tub I had. I got three of the fans, and now there are at least 6 seperate plants coming up. This is the first to bloom. I was so surprised to see the yellow in the middle, and all the pretty fuzzy stuff too! So pretty. This is my first iris, and I just may look for more next year. So sorry, I don't remember who I got them from.

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slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 19, 2010
6:43 PM

Post #7719579

I can't give you a name, but it is a bearded iris, how tall is it--they are a lot of different kinds of bearded iris,
They multiply fast, because the plant that has that bloom on it will die this year, but she will make babies on the roots !!
OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 19, 2010
7:15 PM

Post #7719690

Sandra, I've given up trying to figure out when things are going to bloom this year. It's been all at once in some cases due to this weird weather. And I think most of us have little mini-climates going on somewhere in our yards and gardens that determine when things bloom.

taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 19, 2010
7:29 PM

Post #7719735

it is at least 2&1/2 foot tall, maybe three?
This morning it was just a tight dark purple bud, but this afternoon she started to open! Love the colors in it!

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 19, 2010
7:45 PM

Post #7719781

Then it is a tall bearded iris ! Don't you think they look regal?
kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 19, 2010
7:47 PM

Post #7719794

Loved the pics everybody, I didn't even know this thread was started.

I love that lady banks rose, I really need to put mine in the ground so it will take off, I didnt' know they were hardy till this year though LOL

Love that bed of may apples too.

Now I need to find a place to plant my lady banks and make her a trellis. I have a bunch of big 4 inch round bamboo coming next week or so, going to get danny to make some kind of trellis,

Terrye , wouldyou post a pic again of your bamboo trellises?

thanks everybody for the pics, t he irises are beautiful it's too late tonight for me to post pics, but I'll try to get a few tomorrow or so.

Skip along TB iris was blooming today.

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Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 19, 2010
8:39 PM

Post #7719932

Elaine my white encores have occasional pink blooms, but more often they will have white blooms with pink on them.

I love my buckeye too.
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 20, 2010
7:42 AM

Post #7720724

Bonnie, love that white allium with the hot pink center! Is it hardy for you?? My son wanted some alliums back probably 2 yrs ago - we planted them and got one bloom - never saw it again! Love the Bengal Tiger Iris!! Yes I have the Ima Kinda Lima Iris but it has bloomed yet this year.

Charlotte - that pink salvia is gorgeous. Do you know the name? I would love to have a start of it sometime. And, wow - that red and white double knock out is gorgeous! You may need to share the name of that nursery!!

Cindy - that vine is beautiful. I figured it would be invasive when I saw it, but I guess you don't have that problem! Does it just bloom only in the spring? or all season??

Outside Playing, is your JM in full sun?? It looks beautiful. I would love to have more but have limited shade and I thought they would burn.

Karen - welcome! Your flowers are beautiful! Wow - the comfry is pretty... does yours get 6' tall?? Looking at the plant files it looks like it gets really big. Wonder how it would survive our heat??

Beautiful pictures everyone - thanks for sharing!
Genna

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
8:13 AM

Post #7720785

Genna I got the salvia from Pine Ridge several years ago. It stays green year round and is more like a shrub. I need to send Mary Ann at Pine Ridge a picture so she can tell me the exact name. I finally remembered the name of the nursery - it is Shell-Ross on Ohio Street. I got the only Double Delight Knock Out Rose. They may get more in. As soon as I saw it, I grabbed it!!

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
8:18 AM

Post #7720795

Bonnie somehow I missed some of the ones you posted near the top of this thread. Beautiful clematis!!! Also love that ruffly blue iris!!
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 20, 2010
10:03 AM

Post #7721085

Odd I didn't realize that some stayed green all year.

Genna
OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 20, 2010
10:57 AM

Post #7721224

Jeri, thanks for that. It's weird because that one encore blooms pink in the same spot both spring and fall. And yes, some of the white blooms have a bit of pink.

Genna, the large red one is in full mid-day sun. It gets a little shade in late afternoon. The green one near the front door is in partial sun (mostly morning). I think some varieties can tolerate sun more than others. We transplanted that red one. My mother was growing it in shade in a pot. When she died I brought it home, kept it in a pot for a couple of years and planted it near a corner of the house. It became apparent it was going to grow out of it's location quickly so we moved it to the yard. If I had spent a bunch of money on it, it would have been crispy by now, LOL!


Elaine
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 20, 2010
12:41 PM

Post #7721444

I know what you mean! When I make a big purchase is when it is for sure going to bite the dust !!

I would love to have more of them - guess I need to do some research into which ones can handle the sun...

Genna
OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 20, 2010
3:50 PM

Post #7722019

Charlotte, your iris are beautiful and I especially like that Double Delight knockout rose. That is definitely one I'll look for. Bonnie, you have some iris beauties too. Thanks for posting the IDs.

Taters, your blooms are lovely too. I can't wait for my iris and knockouts to bloom. Means the daylilies won't be far behind!

Kathy-Ann & Bonnie, I planted an Allium last year and it didn't do a thing. What's your secret?

kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
3:58 PM

Post #7722039

Not sure, I got one white one that has a bloom on it and it's only 2 inches out of the ground, thinking it's deformed or I planted too deep LOL

here's my other one, not sure the name of it.

full sun is what they like. I have some globe masters in part shade the ball is about one inch around LOL poor babies

the rest aren't doin g so hot, but they are coming up, and some of them are sunburned. I don't do too well with them either

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taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 20, 2010
5:36 PM

Post #7722272

Do the alliums multiply?
kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
6:23 PM

Post #7722403

The globemaster in the part shade has multiplied, but not like it would if it were living in better conditions.

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
7:05 PM

Post #7722527

This is my first year for Alliums and I am really enjoying them, so I'm glad to hear they will multiply. My neighbors are fascinated with my alliums and irises. Someone comes over every day to look at them. I planted three different ones and my favorite is Allium Aflatunense Purple Sensation. Allium Karataviense Ivory Queen is just about to open. The leaves on it look like a hosta and the flower is on must shorter stems. Will take a photo when it opens.
kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
7:11 PM

Post #7722550

I've got those two but not sure which ones they are, I seem to have buried the labels LOL the leaves on mine are burning though, they don't look good, but they don't grow well in part shade.

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
7:22 PM

Post #7722586

Mine are in the front in the sun. Here are some more things that are blooming today.
I'll show the irises first. This is Starburst.

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
7:23 PM

Post #7722590

Apricot Frosty

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
7:25 PM

Post #7722598

Coral Point

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
7:26 PM

Post #7722601

Perpetual Indulgence

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
7:27 PM

Post #7722603

Siberian Iris

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
7:28 PM

Post #7722605

Columbine - not sure of the name

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 20, 2010
7:29 PM

Post #7722610

Yellow columbine

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Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 20, 2010
7:49 PM

Post #7722665

Genna Dragon Lady is cross vine Bignonia capreolata and I have never had seed pods on it. It has never been invasive for me but I guess it could be a problem. Now the common Trumpet vine that I do have a problem keeping it killed out reseeds, suckers, and is transplanted by the birds. That is Campsis radicans http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/644/.

The alums are beautiful. Charlotte so are your irises.
kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:21 AM

Post #7723458

oh pretty, I got some blooms on a couple of my older siberians nothing blooming there yet though.

TB's are blooming and SDB's

TB afternoon delight

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:22 AM

Post #7723460

BB iris Bally castle

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:23 AM

Post #7723461

TB Obi Wan Kanobi

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:23 AM

Post #7723464

TB lady friend

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:23 AM

Post #7723466

Lost tag on this TB

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:24 AM

Post #7723469

Carolina moon Baptisia

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:25 AM

Post #7723471

Jacob's ladder also is blooming, this is stairway to heaven. Like marilyn's

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:25 AM

Post #7723474

Gold rush Arum italicum

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:26 AM

Post #7723476

petitsites hibridus, nice leaves on this one hope it doesn't crowd out everything.

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:26 AM

Post #7723478

Rolly's favorite Silene

sorry some of these pics have no blooms

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:27 AM

Post #7723479

Campanula joan elliot

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:28 AM

Post #7723481

my pitiful lady banks, Terrye's makes mine look so sad LOL

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:28 AM

Post #7723483

SDB iris fruit cocktail

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:29 AM

Post #7723486

wegelia florida variegata

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:29 AM

Post #7723492

White tree peony

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taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 21, 2010
5:33 AM

Post #7723499

Beautiful Blooms everyone!

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
5:34 AM

Post #7723501

Arum is on my list to buy. I had not seen it until recently. Saw it at some ones house and really like it. I also bought a jacobs ladder when you and Marilyn did and it's blooming good. I had bought it to replace one I had stepped on late last summer and didn't come back - I had two and one was fine. Well the other day the one that had come back from last year and had been looking healthy and starting to bloom just "melted" in a matter of a few days!! Seems that I had that happen to another one several years ago but I had it in a different location. If the new one doesn't make it, that it for jacobs ladder for me!!
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 21, 2010
6:34 AM

Post #7723680

I love that campanula Kathy ! I had never heard of silene-

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 21, 2010
9:27 AM

Post #7724149

Genna, have a look there are lots of them
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/search.php?q=silene&Search=Search PlantFiles

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 21, 2010
12:51 PM

Post #7724722

Here is my silene. I believe it is Rollins Favorite. It is a small plant with a fuzzy texture to the leaves. Doesn't get very tall and the blooms are small.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 22, 2010
1:28 PM

Post #7727769

I've never heard of silene before either. Nice looking plant. I took a walk around my yard last night and was amazed. I have 1 clematis bloom (Candida), 1 iris (Rare Treat) blooming, the dianthus came out of nowhere. And I forgot about the lilac bush that has been blooming for about a week now. Won't be long til there are tons of iris. Charlotte, I think it was you that posted an 'Autumn Circus'. I forgot I had bought one. It didn't bloom last year but has a bud this year! Here is Rare Treat - it's one of my favorites.

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taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 22, 2010
1:39 PM

Post #7727792

Love that blue and white iris! That is so pretty!
OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 22, 2010
1:50 PM

Post #7727806

The lilacs...

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 22, 2010
1:52 PM

Post #7727809

Thanks, Taters. This is the Candida clematis. My purple one also has one bloom but I couldn't get a good shot of it yet.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 22, 2010
1:53 PM

Post #7727812

How could I forget!! One of the peonies has 2 blooms.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 22, 2010
1:54 PM

Post #7727813

This is probably the cleanest my pond will look all year. Had it cleaned out a couple of days ago. The pond people said everyone is complaining about all the gunk and sludge this year and that it's due to the weather being so crazy.

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taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 22, 2010
1:56 PM

Post #7727815

That pond is so pretty! How many fish do you have?
OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 22, 2010
2:48 PM

Post #7727928

We have 12 fish now. About 4 are several years old. The smaller ones were born in the pond in the last year or two.
And of course several have not made it. I stick to the cheaper ones.

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 22, 2010
3:36 PM

Post #7728058

Yes it was me that has Autumn Circus. I rescued a lilac from Lowes sale table last year. It made it through the winter and is looking healthy but don't see any signs of blooms. I sure hope it will eventually bloom. Pretty pond!
tryliv
Booneville, MS

April 22, 2010
8:43 PM

Post #7728952

Elaine, is that varigated sweet flag in the pond on the lower right corner? I saw it today at Rita's. I knew it loved water but I didn't know it would grow in the water. Does it winter over in the pond too?

Terrye
huneybunch_2000
Montrose, AR
(Zone 8a)

April 22, 2010
9:17 PM

Post #7729025

TB "deep dark secret"

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huneybunch_2000
Montrose, AR
(Zone 8a)

April 22, 2010
9:21 PM

Post #7729029

Here it is again

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huneybunch_2000
Montrose, AR
(Zone 8a)

April 22, 2010
9:23 PM

Post #7729035

This is TB "Kathy Chilton"

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huneybunch_2000
Montrose, AR
(Zone 8a)

April 22, 2010
9:26 PM

Post #7729040

Heres a few flowers from my peruvian daffs

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huneybunch_2000
Montrose, AR
(Zone 8a)

April 22, 2010
9:31 PM

Post #7729047

TB "maripose Autumn"

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huneybunch_2000
Montrose, AR
(Zone 8a)

April 22, 2010
9:36 PM

Post #7729056

TB "dancers Edge"

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huneybunch_2000
Montrose, AR
(Zone 8a)

April 22, 2010
9:40 PM

Post #7729064

TB "Persian Berry"

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 23, 2010
6:02 AM

Post #7729518

Trish your iris are really pretty. Like those peruvian daffadils.
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 23, 2010
9:28 AM

Post #7730061

Trish those iris are beautiful !! LOVE that Kathy Chilton, but I like them all! I will have to add that to my want list.

Elaine - that Rare Treat is nice too. Do you have any experience rooting Lilac? I asked on a different thread and no one seemed to know the best way or best time to try it.

Genna

taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 23, 2010
11:36 AM

Post #7730340

I found this while searching, maybe this will help you!

http://www.gardenguides.com/101668-root-lilac-cuttings.html

If you want to propagate a lilac without digging up new shoots you can always take cuttings from a healthy lilac and start each cutting as a new plant. With a little care you can root lilac cuttings in a prepared pot in the late summer to early fall and it will be ready for planting out by the middle to end of spring. Remember, however, that lilacs live for 100 years, so only take as many cuttings as you have permanent locations in which to plant them.



Step 1
Fill a 4-inch pot with equal parts sand, vermiculite, and peat and wet it to make it moist but still light and not overly soggy. Push the pencil almost all of the way down through the soil mixture and create four evenly spaced holes.

Step 2
Cut the top off a two liter bottle about 3 inches down from the top to form a tube shape with a closed off end to create a mini-greenhouse when placed over the soil in your pot.

Step 3
Clip a stem from the lilac with pruners that is as thick as a pencil and has a total of five buds with the cut along the bottom preceding a bud and the cut along the top being just above a bud. Collect up to three more cuttings.

Step 4
Remove the leaves which grow out from the three buds along the bottom end of the cutting by clipping them off as close to the base as possible. Cut the leaves at the top two bud sets with a clean width-wise cut halfway down the leaf.

Step 5
Dip each bottom end of your cuttings into the rooting compound and immediately slip the cutting into one of the pencil holes in the soil mixture of the pot. Your third set of buds should be level with the top of the soil mixture. Add up to three more cuttings to the pot.

Step 6
Place the 2 liter bottle upside down over the cuttings and adjust it so the bottom is dug into the soil slightly. Place the pot in a sunny, warm window and leave it for eight to 12 weeks. During this time the roots of the cutting should begin to grow.

Step 7
Transplant your cuttings to their own individual pots when you see new growth start. Fill the bottom of these pots with pea gravel followed by potting soil, place a cutting in the pot and water weekly until late spring when the cutting can be planted outdoors.

This one tells how to get young shoots, and grow new trees.

http://www.gardenersnet.com/lilac/lilac05.htm



gen2026
Camden, AR

April 23, 2010
12:07 PM

Post #7730406

Thanks for that info!

Genna
huneybunch_2000
Montrose, AR
(Zone 8a)

April 23, 2010
4:06 PM

Post #7730908

I started collecting irises last year.. I have enjoyed my irises garden alot this spring..

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 23, 2010
4:28 PM

Post #7730942

You have some pretty irises Trish. I had all purple irises and last year I took them all out and replaced them with named irises. Like you I have really enjoyed them!
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 23, 2010
8:23 PM

Post #7731496

I have several but most have only been in the ground since last Fall, or the Fall before that so they haven't had a chance to multiply much yet. Maybe eventually mine will multiply and we can do some swapping for varieties we don't have. I have been pleasantly surprised that several that I purchased in the coop last fall have bloomed with several blooms this Spring - I was surprised that they bloomed at all much less have several blooms the first year. I had done some trading for some 2 falls ago - but most of them have never bloomed and a lot of them did not survive at all. I have some that Bonnie gave me also - some of those have bloomed and some have not... I guess some spend a lot of energy getting established or something. I have always loved Iris - just wish they lasted longer...

I just got some clematis in today - hope to get them planted tomorrow. I hope these do well.

Genna
OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 24, 2010
7:22 AM

Post #7732408

Terry, yes that is sweet flag and it has wintered just fine in the pond along with everything else. I took a photo of the yellow flag iris this morning and you can see it behind the iris.

Trish, I love that Kathy Chilton. All the rest too but some just really stand out.

Genna, I have no idea about propagating unless you can just stick it in water LOL. It's not something I've had time to do but it looks like Taters has provided some excellent info. Genna, hope you enjoy your clematis.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 24, 2010
7:33 AM

Post #7732426

Two candida clematis blooms today. These are huge blooms.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 24, 2010
7:48 AM

Post #7732462

Big 'Sum and Substance' hosta. Better look quick before the deer find them!

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 24, 2010
8:03 AM

Post #7732507

Hope everyone is safe in this bad weather. Big T'storm moving through our area now. Let's hope our tender plants don't take a beating.

This is one of my new azaleas (Watchet) I bought last week at the Botanical Garden plant sale. It's a later bloomer so I'm pleased to see the buds opening this week.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 24, 2010
8:16 AM

Post #7732548

NOID iris my neighbor gave me a couple of years ago. This one is really tall!

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 24, 2010
8:28 AM

Post #7732580

My purple clematis among the azaleas.

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marsue
Isabella, MO
(Zone 6b)

April 24, 2010
8:36 AM

Post #7732608

196 posts already and I am just now finding this thread!!!! Now how did I let you girls get so far ahead of me? LOL Anyway, you all have some beautiful flowers!
I won't post any photos here since the thread is already long but if you are on Facebook, you can take a look at some of my spring flowers over there. If we aren't "friends" yet, just send me a friend request on FB and I will confirm it.

Well, maybe I will just post one photo here. :o))

These are Buddy's Knock-Out Roses. He used to spend hours sitting on a stool while dead-heading these roses.

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huneybunch_2000
Montrose, AR
(Zone 8a)

April 24, 2010
8:39 PM

Post #7734382

Those roses are beautiful.. Heres an irises I found blooming after all the rain passed today.. "Afternoon Delight"

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gen2026
Camden, AR

April 25, 2010
3:53 PM

Post #7736367

Well, I have a couple new iris blooming - need to go try to get some pictures... was excited I have a bloom about to open on my Tour de France - and I knocked it off while weeding!!! Arggg... brought it in and put it in a vase, but not sure it is far enough along to bloom inside. I have some type of vine that is spreading ALL over my flower bed and driving me insane... between that and the dandelions it has been a battle! I have managed to make a lot of progress today but might not be able to move tomorrow!!! and I still do not have the bed clean...


The roses are beautiful Marilyn. That afternoon delight is cute too Trish.

Genna
kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
5:12 PM

Post #7736601

Oh I got that one too Trish, I do love it, alot. it's so pretty
n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 25, 2010
5:20 PM

Post #7736623

Elaine - how deep is your pond ? It is sooo very nice. Just wondering if you need some koi to add to it ? lol

Trish -- that "Deep Dark Secret" is really beautiful ! As pretty as that picture is of it, I bet it still don't do it justice. I love all iris' !!- especially those deep, rich colors.

Marilyn - Buddy's roses sure are putting on a show ! I am sure he is looking down and is very proud.

Tater and Genna- this is my first year with the alliums of any amount - so not sure I would be the one to answer any questions about them. I am certainly hoping that they multiply so I can share them.

Shuberti (sp?) allium - this one is the one that my hair looks like when we have high humidity!

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
6:34 PM

Post #7736852

Bonnie that's a neat Allium! I am really enjoying mine. I think I will plant a few more next year.
Pretty roses Marilyn!
I also have some more irises that have opened.
OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 25, 2010
6:47 PM

Post #7736895

Bonnie, the pond is about 1200 gallons and about 3 feet deep in the center.
I love your allium!! And the 'Afternoon Delight'.

Trish, you have several real beauties on your iris beds!

Marilyn, if must be a comfort to look out at those roses Buddy loved so much.

Hope everyone is ok after all the storms.
kjuddy
(karen) Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:01 PM

Post #7736926

Here are my Immortality Iris blooming - this was the first iris I ever purchased and I still love them although I rarely get any rebloom. And somehow I have ONE cream iris with yellow on it in there. He is gonna have to move out of there although I like it just not in the middle of my Immortalities. Next week my Prissy Miss (pinks) will bloom in behind these.

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kjuddy
(karen) Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:03 PM

Post #7736933

Marilyn I LOVE Buddy's roses - they are gorgeous!

Here's Immortality up close

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kjuddy
(karen) Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:04 PM

Post #7736937

Here's my new Wine & Roses Weigela I bought on clearance last year.

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:06 PM

Post #7736941

I just put this together this afternoon. The yellow looking fern I got yesterday at Rita's. I dug up some fern from the yard and put with it. I also added some creeping jenny which I hope will drape over the basket.

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cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:07 PM

Post #7736947

A couple of clematis growing together.

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:08 PM

Post #7736954

Pink clematis up close.

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:12 PM

Post #7736958

Top Gun

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:13 PM

Post #7736962

Misty Ridge

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:16 PM

Post #7736970

Stepping Out

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kjuddy
(karen) Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:26 PM

Post #7737002

Here's a brand new azalea I got last year on clearance at Lowes - I love this color very different!

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kjuddy
(karen) Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:28 PM

Post #7737009

And here's my new white bleeding heart I bought in Feb at the garden show - I love that it is already blooming

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:29 PM

Post #7737012

It's fun to see the clearance stuff perk up and take on a new life.

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:30 PM

Post #7737016

I found a white bleeding heart in MS yesterday! I also went to the MG plant sale on the 17th and got some great things.
kjuddy
(karen) Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:32 PM

Post #7737022

Yes it is - some of the best stuff in my garden was on clearance:) I'm impressed that the majority of the things I bought on clearance last year and most of the stuff I got at both the RU's has made it and is looking pretty good I can't wait till it all fills in!!

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 25, 2010
7:36 PM

Post #7737038

I'd say 90% of the stuff I got at RU in Oct made it and is growing! Some of the 10% includes some EE's that I haven't totally given up hope on yet and a perennial morning glory bush that the weather this winter might have just been too much for it.
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 25, 2010
7:44 PM

Post #7737068

Most of my things from the RU last fall seem to have survived as well - although I am fairly certain that I have lost a couple of things - but then based on experience it would be extremely rare for EVERYTHING that I planted to live anyway!! :-)

It appears I have lost a couple of my salvias that I just planted last summer - but most have survived, and my hot lips is blooming already which is quite a shock considering that last year it was late August or Sept before i finally had a bloom... but these blooms do not have the white on them...??? Anyone else have this problem? Last fall they looked like the traditional hot lips, but right now they appear to be a solid pink... I hope that changes as it blooms more.

I took a picture this afternoon, but I am in the process of moving a lot of stuff off my hard drive on to an external hard drive to try to free up some space and my computer can't handle trying to down load pictures and move things at the same time!

Did anyone have storm damage?? hope everyone is safe and sound and without damage.

Genna
kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 26, 2010
5:21 AM

Post #7737817

Georgious pics.

Bonnie I just found my schubertii allium last night, the blooms are just beginning to open, I dug up all the labels on the other ones that i had buried and now I can read them, ivory queen is budding out. too. I forget the name of that one that has already bloomed, but I did find it's tag. they sure don't like the sun, their burning, I guess i'm going to have to move them, something for my new flower bed I suppose.
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 26, 2010
6:06 AM

Post #7737957

Maybe that is why we lost ours... it was in the sun!
n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 26, 2010
7:27 AM

Post #7738233

That is probably true about the alliums. Guess there could be too much sun for them. Most of you know I don't have much sun at all, and they have done quite well in my beds. so far.

Charlotte - love that basket on the tree. Funny as much as creeping jenny as I have - I don't ever think to include it in containers... got to make myself a note about that. I was out working on some of my containers and it would be perfect with one I am working on now.

Karen - I looked at that wine and roses at Rita's the other day. Have to check the box stores for me one of those. I don't think my Immortality iris has ever bloomed for me yet. Yours is so pretty !

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 26, 2010
7:59 AM

Post #7738370

Bonnie that how I ended up with creeping jenny. I bought a pot allready made up years ago and it had creeping jenny in it. Everything in the pot was annual but the creeping jenny. A piece of it fell out of the pot on to the flower bed and now I have it everywhere. I use it in containers a lot .
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 26, 2010
8:48 AM

Post #7738549

Charlotte -- love that stepping out iris!

Is the wine and roses weiglea fairly easy to locate? I like that...
marsue
Isabella, MO
(Zone 6b)

April 26, 2010
9:11 AM

Post #7738621

Genna, my Hot Lips Salvia is blooming now with all red blooms--no white. It did that last fall, too, although some of the blooms would be red and white and some would just be all red. Maybe it is a throwback to the original plant that the hybrid came from. Who knows?

I have several noid iris that are blooming right now. These all came from Buddy's cousin's yard a couple of years ago.

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marsue
Isabella, MO
(Zone 6b)

April 26, 2010
9:14 AM

Post #7738629

This is Sunsprite--a delightfully fragrant yellow rose. Unfortunately, the leaves on the bush are all covered in blackspot, so I will have to pull them off. :o((

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marsue
Isabella, MO
(Zone 6b)

April 26, 2010
9:17 AM

Post #7738637

a broader view of the front flower bed with the iris and knock-out roses blooming

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marsue
Isabella, MO
(Zone 6b)

April 26, 2010
9:19 AM

Post #7738646

This is a rose that Kathy Ann gave me. When it opens out, it looks like a David Austin rose of some kind, but the tag got lost and KA couldn't remember the name of it.

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gen2026
Camden, AR

April 26, 2010
10:11 AM

Post #7738831

That sunsprite is so cheery! I hate that the deer ate mine...
n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 26, 2010
3:40 PM

Post #7739760

Bertwistle TB

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kjuddy
(karen) Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 26, 2010
6:59 PM

Post #7740421

Genna - the wine and roses weigela should be easy to find I see them when I am out shopping which as we all know is ALL the time

Marilyn - gosh I love that bed - course what is not to love iris and roses my favs

Bonnie - I am surprised that your Immortality hasn't bloomed mine are crazy bloomers every spring and they multiply like rabbits - I used to have them in the front bed but that was too shady - although they did bloom there as well. I have been digging them out of that bed for at least five years and I noticed one coming up there yesterday. I have shared them with everyone I know. They have only been in this bed for a couple of years and next year I'll probably have to thin them out.

Charlotte can you believe I have NO creeping jenny and I had no idea you had so many irises. Iris is one of my favorites - almost as addictive as daylilies.

I'm so bummed cause I got home after dark tonight so no walking the garden looking to see what bloomed while I was slaving away in Pellaland - in the morning I'll have to make up for that
kjuddy
(karen) Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 26, 2010
7:05 PM

Post #7740444

I have a question for all you succulent people on here. Behind my pond I have a big green bio-filter you can see the top of it in this picture. I have to be able to get to it and unscrew the lid a couple of times a year but I have been thinking about some way to hide it a bit more. It has a lip that is probably only an inch to an inch and a half tall. Would that be enough soil to grow some sort of hanging down type succelent that would help hide this big ole lug? Any suggestions - I'm not really a succulent person but seeing this thing bothers me.

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taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 26, 2010
7:23 PM

Post #7740517

I am n ot a succulent person, but maybe you could get some flower pots and place them ontop? that way you can still get to the top to unscrew it when needed? Just a thought.

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 26, 2010
7:29 PM

Post #7740544

Good idea! Succulents grow good in a very shallow pot. I put some in a plastic saucer this year and sat it in the flower bed.. The area I put it in has a lot of roots and I thought it would be easier to grow in a pot than try to dig a hole. I drilled some holes in the saucer and then put the dirt in. I bet it would be pretty easy to find a saucer the size of your lid.

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 27, 2010
5:59 AM

Post #7741436

You could just fix a nice pot with something hanging down and set it on top if you wanted, you could move it when you needed to get to it. It would take sedums a while to drape and cover it.
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 27, 2010
6:17 AM

Post #7741503

That Bertwistle is beautiful too.

Karen, I am like you I just love iris - I think because when I was small we only had iris , daffodils and roses basically... I still love all three. But then I have also found I love daylilies, salvias, cannas, brugs, etc etc ... LOL an addiction is what it is called :-)

I can remember being a very small child and going to my grandmother's house. She lived in town and had a small front yard - but there was not a single blade of grass in it. From the street to the front door was rows and rows of flowers! Every kind immaginable. She died just 7 days after my 6th birthday...and I remember going to pick out her cemetary marker with my parents, and my Aunt and Uncle...and them looking thru a book of phrases trying to decide "which one" to put on it. My Mom in frustration said - she wasn't a frilly person, or one who used big words, but she "loved her friends and flowers" ... I remember the guy saying , "then use that" and my Mom and my Aunt thought it was perfect, So "She loved friends and flowers" is what it say on her tombstone. Guess I came by it honest. NOW, if I could just a LITTLE of her Green Thumb!

OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 27, 2010
7:02 AM

Post #7741643

Karen, I think a shallow pot planted with succulents and maybe some other trailing plants placed on top of the bio filter would be a great idea too.

Here is an amsonia in bloom. I planted these last year.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 27, 2010
7:03 AM

Post #7741647

Another variety of amsonia.

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OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 27, 2010
7:09 AM

Post #7741665

Autumn Circus - blurry because it was windy yesterday. I didn't realize how much this was similar to Rare Treat but AC has more purple veins in the petals.

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gen2026
Camden, AR

April 27, 2010
7:10 AM

Post #7741668

Noticed last night that I have an amsonia blooming too... didin't even know it bloomed! I think Janie or Karen gave it to me at the last RU at Debra's...
The leaves almost hide the blooms on mine. You have to be really close to notice the blooms.
OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 27, 2010
7:13 AM

Post #7741677

Yellow iris - I've lost this tag so need to look it up.

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gen2026
Camden, AR

April 27, 2010
7:41 AM

Post #7741780

Wow Elaine... LOVE that yellow!

Does anyone happen to have Acapulco Gold Iris?? I have fallen in love with the pics I have seen of it!!

Genna
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 27, 2010
7:41 AM

Post #7741781

Wow Elaine... LOVE that yellow!

Does anyone happen to have Acapulco Gold Iris?? I have fallen in love with the pics I have seen of it!!

Genna
duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 27, 2010
8:49 AM

Post #7741998

Lovely flowers!

I don't know who gave me this peach iris, but I love it!!

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duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 27, 2010
8:52 AM

Post #7742005

A wonderful purple iris that Crissy gave me.


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duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 27, 2010
8:54 AM

Post #7742009

Fire Island Hosta.

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duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 27, 2010
8:55 AM

Post #7742013

Night Before Christmas Hosta.

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duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 27, 2010
8:57 AM

Post #7742018

Debonair Bi-color Petunia.

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 27, 2010
8:59 AM

Post #7742029

That is a really unusual petunia!
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 27, 2010
9:18 AM

Post #7742085

That fire island hosta is an unusual color. Very pretty!

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 27, 2010
11:27 AM

Post #7742464

Kim, did that petunia come from Rita's ? I think I got one of every new one she had for Mamma. I am going to go over there Thursday and plant them for her.
duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 27, 2010
6:14 PM

Post #7743549

Yes, Sandra, I did get it at Rita's. I got the Lime Bi-color and the Debonair Bi-color. I did not get the Antique Rose or the blue one (I cannot remember the name). I believe you did get those for Mamma.
n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 27, 2010
7:32 PM

Post #7743784

Here is my absolute favorite iris - it is perfect. Just wish I could capture its true beauty. God does do wonderful work.

Unchartered Waters

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 27, 2010
7:33 PM

Post #7743790

Here is Ebony Angel that we thought was gonna be very close to black. Funny when photo'd - it shows how deep purple it is.

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 27, 2010
7:35 PM

Post #7743799

Gypsy Romance

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 27, 2010
7:37 PM

Post #7743807

Silverado (fixing to really put on a show - lots of buds fixing to open)

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 27, 2010
8:08 PM

Post #7743868

Elbony Angel is really pretty. Nice color variations.
kjuddy
(karen) Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 27, 2010
9:01 PM

Post #7744030

Kim I love that peach iris - I'm an iris girl but I have trouble finding a place for them since they don't like mulch. Do you mix them in with your other plants?
duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 28, 2010
6:08 AM

Post #7744681

Karen, I don't many sunny areas, so I don't have many irises. I put them with other plants under deciduous trees. I have a very small area that gets sun, so there are several iris and daylillies planted...but you can tell where the sun stops because they stop ;o) I put a few in pots last fall (that I got at RU) and I am not certain how well they are going to do but I had to try ;o)
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 28, 2010
8:08 AM

Post #7745003

Wow - those are all beautiful Bonnie!

taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 28, 2010
8:29 AM

Post #7745064

How about a new thread please? This one is getting long!

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 28, 2010
8:49 AM

Post #7745126

I started to do one, but just 2 more days of April, then we will have May pictures--lol

Joseph's Coat Rose

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taters55

taters55
(Linda Kay) Del Rio, TX
(Zone 9a)

April 28, 2010
9:01 AM

Post #7745156

OK.
Do you have any extra josephs coat rose? I have ask several on DG, in plant files, and no one has returned a dmail?

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 28, 2010
9:08 AM

Post #7745176

No, just the one, Bonnie gave it to me a few years ago. It is really pretty, a good one to get because of the changing colors, it never looks the same 2 days in a row.
gen2026
Camden, AR

April 28, 2010
9:39 AM

Post #7745269

That is gorgeous Sandra...
OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 28, 2010
12:01 PM

Post #7745613

Bonnie, those iris are drop-dead gorgeous. I love that Ebony Angel.

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 28, 2010
12:31 PM

Post #7745686

Bonnie has the most beautiful place, I wish everyone could take a tour of it, we need her to make a you tube video and post it so all can see !!!
If I forgot to tell you Bonnie and Paul--I really enjoyed my visit at your house, even though I did not feel the best, I still had a wonderful time.


Zephirine Drouhin Antique Climbing Rose

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 28, 2010
12:37 PM

Post #7745702

Sandra - you are too kind. If I had known you were in such bad shape - I would have had you go get in the recliner instead of sitting in that rocking chair. Paul laughed about you asking if that cat shelf would hold your legs up... it holds mine up !!!! You have done really well with your roses ! Very pretty. I meant to show you how well my bing cherry and my hearts a burstin are doing. Dad-gumit, I just can't remember everything. lol.

Thank you Elaine and Genna. I get excited with each bloom. Everyday I get home from work, I jump out of my truck and start my walk-about to see what is blooming that day. Life is good.

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 28, 2010
12:49 PM

Post #7745723

Well, I got to watch all of you outside sitting in the window, that is a wonderful place to sit. Paul and I had a nice visit anyway. We were talking about a certain person that was out in the yard and how much we both love her !!
That is the first bloom for this year on the Zephirine Drouhin. I think it only had 2 last year, Loretta (shadowgirl) rooted it for me, hers was so pretty, maybe in a few more years mine will be a beauty too.
Some of the iris are opening now in the Secret Garden, please don't look at the weeds there, Cindy pulled some out while she was here

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 28, 2010
1:01 PM

Post #7745748

Very pretty Sandra. All I see are beautiful blooms. I didn't know you had that many iris'.
OutsidePlaying
Laceys Spring, AL
(Zone 7a)

April 28, 2010
1:07 PM

Post #7745763

Bonnie, I know exactly what you mean. We're like mothers tending our babies. I do the same thing when I get home from work...right after grabbing the camera, LOL!

Very pretty Sandra. I love your secret garden. I am ignoring every weed I see...even the ones in my own gardens. Too many to worry about.

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 28, 2010
1:08 PM

Post #7745765

I have lots of iris, I just don't keep the names on them. I took Kenny a bunch last year, I hope he has some blooms from them this year. I have them all through the roadside bed too

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slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 28, 2010
1:10 PM

Post #7745768

This peach one even smells like a peach to me--might be just in my mind--LOL

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slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 28, 2010
1:11 PM

Post #7745769

This is the short one, the name leaves me right now

CRESTED IRIS--I knew I would think of it as quick as I hit send-LOL

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gen2026
Camden, AR

April 28, 2010
2:09 PM

Post #7745931

Love that rose too Sandra... I need to get another Gunny's rose from you. The deer ate mine and I have not gotten a replacement. I have decided all future roses are going to have to go in the back yard (which is fenced) so that hopefully the dog will keep the deer out...although just a few weeks ago Leigh found deer tracks in the back yard!

I have asked for some climbing roses for mother's day to go on the fence. Then I think in the fall or winter I am going to try to move the few roses that I have that they have not killed. I am afraid that I will kill them - but the deer eating them down every year can't be good for them! I started out with 10 and I am down to 4 or 5 that they haven't killed yet...

duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 28, 2010
4:03 PM

Post #7746247

Sandra, did you bring that peach iris to the RU last year? Maybe I got it from you. I truly love it!

What wonderful roses and irises. Nice pix, too ;o)

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 28, 2010
4:18 PM

Post #7746277

I might have, but I don't remember it--did yours smell like a peach?
duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 28, 2010
4:40 PM

Post #7746333

Hmmmm...I will have to smell it. lol
duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 28, 2010
8:34 PM

Post #7747164

Coleus-Twist and Twirl. Hard to believe this is one stem!

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Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 28, 2010
9:21 PM

Post #7747261

I can't believe you snatched the coleus right out of my hand. LOL Just kidding I had no idea when we were standing there that it was one plant. It is really beautiful.

Sandra your irises are beautiful.
gardener2005
Baton Rouge area, LA
(Zone 8b)

April 28, 2010
9:36 PM

Post #7747298

Blueish water iris. This looks bluer in the picture than real life. To me it is purplish blue and definitely a step above the wild purple iris in the lake. Karen

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 29, 2010
5:36 AM

Post #7747663

Nice Iris Karen - how large is that bloom ?

Kim - did you get that coleus at Ritas ? i love that.
Riverland
Northeast, LA
(Zone 8a)

April 29, 2010
6:40 AM

Post #7747836

Karen is that one I gave you. It could be gulf shores. 0r it could be one of the no names I brought to Jeri's.

cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
7:19 AM

Post #7747940

Here is Temple of Time

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
7:24 AM

Post #7747952

Pretty pictures.

Heres my purple smoke baptisia blooming.

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
7:25 AM

Post #7747954

purple sensation allium

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kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
7:26 AM

Post #7747956

Blue clementine columbine

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
7:27 AM

Post #7747958

Crimson Tiger

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
7:29 AM

Post #7747968

Your faster than me!
This is Jennifer Rebecca

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
7:32 AM

Post #7747975

Snapdragon. I planted these this fall and they are really coming out.

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
7:34 AM

Post #7747981

Power Point

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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
7:36 AM

Post #7747993

Kathy Ann I really like that baptisia.
n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 29, 2010
7:59 AM

Post #7748066

Charlotte - I have a couple tiger iris' I think. We may need to work on a trade once mine mulitply. I really like that one.

KA - that Blue Clementine is cute. Is that new for you ?
duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
8:05 AM

Post #7748091

I got the coleus at Dabney's.

Very nice, Charlotte...I especially like the crimson tiger!

I meant to get a white crested iris at Homestead but I was pulled away by ALL of the hostas ;o) Does anyone have any that they would like to trade or possibly keep until next RU or trip to Memphis.
kathy_ann
Judsonia, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
8:11 AM

Post #7748119

Beautiful Iris Charlotte.

Yes, that clementine blue is new, got it in batesville a few days before the Rita trip, I love columbines, they multiply fast and you can share fast with your friends!!!
gardener2005
Baton Rouge area, LA
(Zone 8b)

April 29, 2010
8:20 AM

Post #7748157

Hi Cindy,

The blue iris is a new one I bought last year. I think it is sinfonietta and the blooms are large 5-6 in. I`m going to see if I can getthis one to multiply and have some starts next year. The one I think came form you is the lavender ones on my trade list. This is a picture of the big lavender LA iris. Thr blooms are 6" on those.

Kathy Anne,Seeing those gorgeous pictures makes me wish I had better luck with the bearded iris. Every one I try to grow dies. I think I will have to build a raised bed to create the right environment for them to live in my garden. The Japanese and La iris seem to love it here so that is what I have started buying more of lately.

Karen


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cperdue

cperdue
Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
8:32 AM

Post #7748204

Bonnie we'll work out a trade later - mine need to grow a little bit also.

Kim I bought the white crested iris. I've already taken some out for Kathy Ann. It is supposed to spread fast so a little later this year I should be able to give you a start.
n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 29, 2010
8:43 AM

Post #7748232

Karen - your photos are very good. Looks like you placed those blooms right in the picture.
duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
9:02 AM

Post #7748310

wooo hooo Thanks, Charlotte.
gardener2005
Baton Rouge area, LA
(Zone 8b)

April 29, 2010
9:59 AM

Post #7748481

Thanks, my camera is broken so I had to manual focus those close up.It will not take pictures further back or landscape. I`m going to get my gimpy camera fixed today. bye/bye Karen
marsue
Isabella, MO
(Zone 6b)

April 29, 2010
11:26 AM

Post #7748728

Kim, I have a white iris, too, if you would like one of these. It is a NOID--came from Buddy's cousin's yard. Here is a pic.

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marsue
Isabella, MO
(Zone 6b)

April 29, 2010
11:29 AM

Post #7748733

Here's another view

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duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
1:32 PM

Post #7749010

I would, Marilyn! When we go on our LR nursery run...sometime in the future...maybe, you can bring one with you.

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 29, 2010
1:37 PM

Post #7749016

Here is an iris from Mamma's bed

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duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
1:39 PM

Post #7749019

oh wow, Sandra, what a looker. If she ever has too many, I would love one. I love those yeller ones!

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 29, 2010
1:39 PM

Post #7749020

This is the rose bush she wanted me to see, I made her stand beside it, she said her hair looked like an old witch--LOL-tomorrow is her beauty shop day !
A friend of hers told her that rose is Promise

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duckmother
North Little Rock, AR
(Zone 7b)

April 29, 2010
1:52 PM

Post #7749048

BEA-u-tiful! Oh, if she wants to see witch hair, she should see mine today! Actually, mine may look more like a loins mane...thats bad!

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 29, 2010
1:55 PM

Post #7749055

She hates to do anything on Thursday, because it is the day before the beauty shop. They always go by Wal-Mart when they get out of the beauty shop, so everyone can see how pretty they look ! Sometimes Mamma does not even need anything, but she will still go in and find something to buy to show off her pretty hair !
n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 29, 2010
1:57 PM

Post #7749060

Marilyn - your white iris looks like my Nordica...

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n2birds
Lakeland / Memphis, TN
(Zone 7a)

April 29, 2010
1:58 PM

Post #7749064

Your little momma could never look like she has witches hair. She is just too cute.

Her yellow iris looks like my Bertwistle...

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slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 29, 2010
2:06 PM

Post #7749081

It could be, because I gave it to her and I got a lot of iris from a lady that had bought iris and did not keep the names with them. I think it probably came from that bunch. It has 4 blooms open on it today.
marsue
Isabella, MO
(Zone 6b)

April 29, 2010
3:54 PM

Post #7749302

My iris sure does look like yours, Bonnie! I really should ask Buddy's cousin if he remembers what the name of that iris is. That Bertwistle is gorgeous, too!

Kim, one of the white iris is yours--just remind me when the time comes. :o))

slcdms

slcdms
Ripley, MS

April 30, 2010
3:37 PM

Post #7752101

314 replies, April has been a beautiful month--new thread
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1093056/
yardbird
Maben, MS
(Zone 7b)

May 30, 2010
9:07 AM

Post #7842327

Genna I willl dig u a purple lilac or 2, they come up under mine.

Ruth
gen2026
Camden, AR

May 31, 2010
2:15 PM

Post #7846428

Thanks Ruth! That sounds wonderful... I just love them. I was going to attempt to root some of that one in the fall, but it would be better for me to start with seedlings since I am not good at rooting!! Hope you are feeling better!!

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