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Raggedyann
Lawrenceville, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 4, 2009
6:56 PM

Post #6503282

;) What is blooming in your yard and gardens?
So far here:
iris, pincushion flower, spiderwort, ajuga, coral bells, grape hyacinth, peonies have buds, old fashioned climbing pink roses, hydrangeas have small buds. Azaleas are over and done, probably because I never fertilize them...

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Raggedyann
Lawrenceville, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 4, 2009
6:57 PM

Post #6503292

another one...

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cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 4, 2009
7:07 PM

Post #6503332

Hi Ra- I am so excited each day to see what has bloomed. I have several NOID bearded irises, passalongs from my Dad and Grandmother. I'll post one.
Plus, blooming now:
Allium christophii (Star of Persia,)
Amsonia hubritchii (Bluestar, dogbane)
Baptisia 'Purple Smoke' & species
Pansies
Scabiosa 'Butterfly Blue' and 'Pink Mist'
Spiderwort - 'Bilberry Ice' , 'Sweet Kate' and species
Verbena - 'Babylon Blue' -annual (just bought last month)
Snowdrop Anemone
Banana shrub
Columbine - yellow, purple & white
Dianthus, perennials 'Fire Star' & 'Bath's Pink'
Dianthus -Sweet Williams
Phlox divaricata - species & 'Blue Moon'
Trumpet Honeysuckle
Clematis 'Henryi'
Siberian Iris 'sea of dreams' - very exciting; bought it last year

Did you get a lot of rain today? It's been heavy at times 'up' here.

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cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 4, 2009
7:09 PM

Post #6503346

Oh, I forgot another exciting development: I ordered 2 single type peonies last year and one is blooming 'Miss America.'

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Raggedyann
Lawrenceville, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 4, 2009
9:18 PM

Post #6503924

We got rain early this morning and it has been cloudy all day.
I forgot the 'raspberry surprise' dianthus by the mailbox is blooming like crazy too.

A little iris in the back yard...

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cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 4, 2009
9:49 PM

Post #6504040

Ra- is that Arum growing with your last iris? I have arum but they are in shade. We got 3/4 " rain so far.

This columbine takes sun; came from Smithgall Woods Arboretum's booth at last year's Hall Co. MG Expo in Gainesville. I love it. I don't usually have very good luck with Columbines.

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Raggedyann
Lawrenceville, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 5, 2009
1:16 AM

Post #6504934

Yes that is arum with the iris. I've had them for a few years and they seem to be taking off now. I may have to move them. They get some shade where they are now.
Your columbine are pretty. I may get my brother to send me some Colorado columbine since he lives there now. I've never grown them...
cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 5, 2009
1:17 AM

Post #6504948

Ra- apparently we are the only people in GA with blooms! We are very special :)

beclu727

beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 5, 2009
7:03 PM

Post #6508291

OK you guys can't have all the fun. I have a few things blooming, too.

Allium Schuberti (almost done blooming)

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beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 5, 2009
7:03 PM

Post #6508296

Unknown Iris

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beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 5, 2009
7:05 PM

Post #6508304

Daisies. There were a lot more, but DH cut them down so I could put in tomato and pepper bag beds.

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beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 5, 2009
7:06 PM

Post #6508315

Dianthus Firewitch and Firestar

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beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 5, 2009
7:08 PM

Post #6508323

Red Hot Poker

A spiderwort has also started to bloom and I posted and unknown sage on the salvia thread.

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cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 5, 2009
8:36 PM

Post #6508710

Wow, Becky, my Red Hots have not even given a thought to forming a bloom stalk. Yours are precocious or mine are slow.

This is my "Pam's Choice" Foxglove that I grew from seed last year. All 3 plants are blooming now. I think I'm jumping too fast on my photo taking.

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Raggedyann
Lawrenceville, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 5, 2009
8:49 PM

Post #6508768

My alliums haven't bloomed yet. Any day now though... I have some kind of daisies that a lady in the north Ga mountains gave hubby. They smell like a wet dog ;) Maybe they are chamomile or something lol
I love that iris too :)

Eufaula

Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2009
1:17 PM

Post #6529180

Hey Y'all! Well heres some of my 'bloomers! This is a late photo of my Joseph's Coat Climber! It had all but bloomed out when I took this!

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Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2009
1:20 PM

Post #6529195

Lavender Iris...

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Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2009
1:22 PM

Post #6529200

A bad Photo of my golden Iris,, for some reason I never could get a clear shot!

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Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2009
1:24 PM

Post #6529213

Hydrangeas are just starting to bloom...

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cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2009
1:25 PM

Post #6529215

Eufaula, that is a pretty clear yellow though. Mine is kind of muddy yellow. Each year I think I'm over bearded irises because I cannot give them the conditions they like. We have so many trees around that I can't keep the leaf cover off them and the rhizome tops bare. And the shady areas keep getting bigger as the trees do (funny how that works :)). But then they bloom, and I love them again. Well, some bloom.

What a pretty rose.

Eufaula

Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2009
1:28 PM

Post #6529232

..Red Asiatic Lily... which is doing beautifully. I dont have hope though for my orange rust colored one though.. the rabbits just love the buds on it!

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Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2009
1:38 PM

Post #6529267

Good morning to you Cedar! Heres my Bright yellow Iris. I got all these in 2005, and this was the first year any of them bloomed .

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Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2009
1:42 PM

Post #6529282

Here is the root stock rose, that had a graft at the top for a tree rose. The grafted part ( which was a variety of tiny pink roses) died, but the stock comes back every year!

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Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2009
1:47 PM

Post #6529294

Here is the Gift I received yesterday from My daughter in Montana. She said she made sure that the Florist brought only things that I could plant outside. I cant wait to divide it up and plant them, but for now I will enjoy my present as is!
Happy Mother's Day Everyone!

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cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2009
2:09 PM

Post #6529362

Eufaula, How sweet and thoughtful of your daughter. Pretty flowers at your house! None of my Asiatics have bloomed, noticed lots of fat buds though this morning.

beclu727

beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2009
6:48 PM

Post #6530355

Spiderwort is blooming. I wish I knew how to catch the real blue color with the camera.

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beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2009
6:48 PM

Post #6530357

Peony and oxalis.

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beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2009
6:49 PM

Post #6530361

Zygopetalum in the greenhouse. (Cheating I know.)

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beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2009
6:50 PM

Post #6530364

Seafoam rose.

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beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2009
6:51 PM

Post #6530366

Yarrow.

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beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2009
6:54 PM

Post #6530378

Eufaula, I have a root stock rose too. It doesn't bloom anywhere near as much as yours. It used to be red and white. Love your mother's day gift.

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Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2009
7:06 PM

Post #6530408

Thanks Beclu! Your Rose is gorgeous!
Here are some of my Sweet william!
Red ones...

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Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2009
7:10 PM

Post #6530426

Pink ones...

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Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2009
7:12 PM

Post #6530434

white ones. really bad photo!

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Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 10, 2009
7:15 PM

Post #6530448

...and Yarrow with more pink Sweet William

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DustyDS
Sugar Valley, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2009
7:15 PM

Post #6530449

Here's mine...

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cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2009
7:41 PM

Post #6530530

Beclu- I didn't know Oxalis could bloom so much. Gorgeous. Only yarrow that's blooming for me yet is Coronation Gold.i

beclu727

beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2009
11:08 PM

Post #6531118

Pam, the oxalis was a pass along plant from my MIL about 30 years ago. I had it at my house in Lawrenceville and brought a clump here. I've also given her 2 pots of it for hanging baskets in FL. If you want some, LMK and I'll dig some for you. It doesn't spread a lot here like it can in other places. I know some consider it invasive.
I have 2 pink yarrows, each a little different, but one was supposed to be white. I just planted them last year. I'm sure I had labels at one time, but not now.

Dusty - LOL!!! You wouldn't want to see mine...

Eufaula - I love the sweet williams. Do you save seed?
cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 10, 2009
11:18 PM

Post #6531144

Becky, Thanks, I 'd love a piece of the oxalis. Thirty years - that's amazing. Passalongs are great; almost all my first plants when we moved here were from my dad and grandmother.
Raggedyann
Lawrenceville, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
5:15 PM

Post #6534265

Dusty, my you are a brave one!!! LOL ;) That's what my gramma used to wear and she was born in 1900 :)
Eufaula, you mean the yellow plant that I see all over the side of the road is yarrow? If so, I'm gonna have to snatch me some. I was wondering yesterday what that was. All of your plants are gorgeous! I need to go take some pics, more stuff blooming finally! I love your Mother's Day gift! I hope you had a nice day:) I got some impatiens, a red lantana and pink verbena. Trying to figure out where to plant them.
And the oxalis in your pic, Beclu, is not a weed? I have been ripping that stuff out left and right! ;0 All you want, you can come pull out! lol
DustyDS
Sugar Valley, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
6:14 PM

Post #6534473

My heavens Raggedy Ann...My Daddy was born in 1900...LOL

Trust me dahlin... that ain't my body them Bloomers is on...I just did it to give y'all a giggle...

I can't wait to get back down there...This state is no place for a Suth'un woman to be...especially with bones as old as mine are...
I am still hoping to find a small derelict farmhouse down there on an acre or two...I haven't given up hope yet...Hopefully I can get down there soon to do my snooping...Y'all keep yer ears open, and yer eyeballs peeled for me...I doubt I can be ready to move now much before next Spring, unless something wonderful comes up...

No Bloomers here yet, but this is my newly tilled Veterans Garden...That rose is Memorial day, and the daylilies are Uncommon Valor, and Enola Gay...

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beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
9:51 PM

Post #6535555

Dusty - a Veteran's garden is such a neat idea. Is part of it in shade? You could get some neat patriotic named hostas if it is. Good luck on your property search. Do you know what area you want to move to yet?

RaggedyAnn - the weed oxalis has yellow flowers. I pull it out all the time too. It doesn't have little bulbs like the pink. but it has stolons I think. My pink kind doesn't spread hardly at all. That clump has been there 3 years and is only 18 inches wide now.
cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
9:54 PM

Post #6535569

The weed oxalis is EVERYWHERE. It's often bronzy-leaved, sometimes green. For you folks too?

I just realized that the plant I thought was wild strawberry is apparently Cinquefoil.
erdooley
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
9:56 PM

Post #6535577

Julia Child floribunda rose

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erdooley
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
9:58 PM

Post #6535581

Our Lady Guadalupe floribunda rose

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erdooley
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
9:59 PM

Post #6535588

My favorite rose! Rainbow Sorbet floribunda

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erdooley
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
10:00 PM

Post #6535592

Moondance floribunda rose

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cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
10:02 PM

Post #6535604

erdooley, that Rainbow sorbet is fabulous; looks unearthly. And I wouldn't kick the others out of bed either!
erdooley
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
10:03 PM

Post #6535608

Several of my roses, all floribundas.

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erdooley
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
10:04 PM

Post #6535619

Thanks cedar18! I bought it as a container rose at Hastings several years ago on a whim and it has just performed wonderfully. Mother's Day is always esp. special because the roses are at their peak.
erdooley
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
10:05 PM

Post #6535624

Tuscan Sun floribunda

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erdooley
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
10:10 PM

Post #6535636

I posted some of these next pics on another thread somewhere, but what the heck...

Hardy geranium

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erdooley
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
10:11 PM

Post #6535642

Sweet William

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erdooley
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
10:12 PM

Post #6535652

Woodland phlox. This pic is from a couple of weeks ago. It's starting to fade now.

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erdooley
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
10:14 PM

Post #6535657

Green and Gold. These mounds spread quickly, making a very hardy groundcover.

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erdooley
Decatur, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
10:15 PM

Post #6535662

May Night salvia

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beclu727

beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
10:50 PM

Post #6535825

Oh I love that Tuscan Sun. Your May Night is doing so much better than mine. I need to move it into a sunnier location.
DustyDS
Sugar Valley, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 11, 2009
11:37 PM

Post #6536051

erDooley... I have the hardy geranium here as well...I just moved a huge clump of it less than an hour ago, watered it in, and it's a tad mad at me right now...but tomorrow it should be okay...

I envy your roses...mine are just now trying to bud out...

I moved a few of the dark blue batchelors buttons as well, down into the back of the Vets Garden...I have tall white Cosmos seed in behind them...They weren't happy with me either, but have perked back up after a good drink of water...This garden was originally planted by my adopted baby Sis who moved out last spring, and took what she wanted, and left the rest...It looks like a hodge podge now with all of the gaping holes everywhere, and tons of weeds galore...
I filled a second 33 gallon can with weeds today for the compost bin, and I know I can fill at least 4-5 more... There is a 3500 gallon pond and waterfall here as well, that I have had to literally tear apart to find all of the leaks, but thankfully that is over with...now I just have to reset the rocks after a bit of backfilling...I am trying to get the property in order and looking good to a prospective buyer...Sis and Bro intend to sell it...

It has been a real trial with all of this rain we have had...It is supposed to start again Wed. and go for 7 days again...It is virtually impossible to contain these weeds when we have that kind of weather...I am digging and moving plants to new beds as hard and fast as I can...trying to get them to look somewhat organized...The rest will see the weed whacker and sprayer full of Herbicide, and I hate chemicals, and I hate killing plants even more, but something has to be done to get this riot under control...

I am so used to Southern gardening...and some of these weeds I have never even seen before...

I will get some pics for y'all tomorrow...

Have a good evening !!!
GardenersCorner
Palm Bay, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 17, 2009
2:43 AM

Post #6558331

Passion vine blooming.

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CoreHHI
Bluffton, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 17, 2009
3:39 AM

Post #6558520

Down on the coast the magnolias are in full bloom. I couldn't get a good picture so I just held the camera over my head and hoped for the best. LOL.

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CoreHHI
Bluffton, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 17, 2009
3:41 AM

Post #6558525

Cannas are coming out. I'm surprised I never see anyone from Savannah on this board. Basically Savannah is where I live BTW.

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CoreHHI
Bluffton, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 17, 2009
3:44 AM

Post #6558537

'Show time' floribunda.

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digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

May 18, 2009
5:34 AM

Post #6563497

Hey ladies , the little wild irises are starting to bloom in the woods . Can I move them to the yard successfully , and what is the name of them ? digger
cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 18, 2009
10:56 AM

Post #6563817

digger, I don't know which Iris you mean. Can you post a pic? My Dwarf Crested Iris, which are a native but I bought them, bloomed quite a while ago. If yours are like these, they are very shallow rooted, basically threads on the ground connnecting the rhizomes. So when I've moved them, I've had luck only when I potted them up for a season and let them develop more roots. Then they do great.

Eufaula

Eufaula
Eatonton, GA
(Zone 8b)

May 18, 2009
12:36 PM

Post #6564092

Hey Sally, We call the beautiful blue ones Blue Flag! Mine are just now starting to stem up. Usually I have first bloom the first week of June.
digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

May 18, 2009
12:43 PM

Post #6564111

I'll go look again . digger
GeorgiaJo
Dallas, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 18, 2009
11:25 PM

Post #6567082

My computer died (motherboard, I'm pretty sure) so am using my hubby's ancient one. Too much trouble to post pix, I'm afraid.

But our Water Irises are blooming (I really love those dark dark purple ones), and we have Corrida and Petite Brigette asiatic lilies. The first dwarf orientals are just now opening and I'm sooo grateful for the fragrance. Big rhodies are happy too. Oh, and we have some snapdragons that have self-seeded and/or survived the winter in our sorta greenhouse (along with some plain old but lovely nursery geraniums).

Some alstroemeria that we got years ago are finally getting settled and the first bloom appeared yesterdeay. There is some kind of wildflower that I think is called Miami Mist popping up everywhere and some kind of pink wildflower/weed that is appearing alongside some crimson clover that I can't remember ever seeing here before.

jo

digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

May 19, 2009
2:29 AM

Post #6568041

I took a second look , closer and it isn't blooming yet . What I saw from a distance was a piece of purple plastic trash . That comes up in the woods , and it's right off my property line. Looks like tiny irises 6"-8" tall .digger

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guardians
Thomson, GA

May 22, 2009
11:44 PM

Post #6584790

My Asiatics are blooming all over the yard. Here's Tresor, one of my favorites; it's almost neon orange.

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guardians
Thomson, GA

May 22, 2009
11:46 PM

Post #6584795

I think this one is Brindisi? I have lost all the tags and am working from memory. I planted these last spring and they have really multiplied.

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guardians
Thomson, GA

May 22, 2009
11:47 PM

Post #6584797

Is this Yelloween?

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guardians
Thomson, GA

May 22, 2009
11:48 PM

Post #6584799

I have no idea what this one is but I have four or five of them. Any ideas?

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guardians
Thomson, GA

May 22, 2009
11:50 PM

Post #6584801

Gardenias around the deck smell soooo good.

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guardians
Thomson, GA

May 22, 2009
11:51 PM

Post #6584803

I think this is California.

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guardians
Thomson, GA

May 22, 2009
11:55 PM

Post #6584811

This is the only daylily I found open this evening. I will try again in the morning. The neighbor's dog removed all my tags from this bed, but they all came from a coop a few years ago.

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CoreHHI
Bluffton, SC
(Zone 9a)

May 23, 2009
4:21 AM

Post #6585916

Night shift is kicking in.

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helenchild
Decatur, GA

June 21, 2009
6:25 PM

Post #6719387

Its a little late... but here are my iris in April. They have a good year and I was very pleased with them.
Helem

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helenchild
Decatur, GA

June 21, 2009
6:29 PM

Post #6719399

I should say they had a good year. Here is another shot of my iris bed.
Helen

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cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

June 21, 2009
6:35 PM

Post #6719420

Helenchild, Very nice iris beds. Do you keep all your iris separate from other perennials?

Here is another shot of "right now" in the garden. I do love coneflowers. This is Magnus that I grew from seed in 2007.

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cedar18
Lula, GA
(Zone 7b)

June 21, 2009
6:40 PM

Post #6719439

I meant to post this first:
Thanks Helenchild for kicking this thread back into play.

Here is Stokes' Aster "Color Wheel" - new for me last year. I really like the purple and white flowers on the same plant.

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helenchild
Decatur, GA

June 21, 2009
8:48 PM

Post #6719837

Very pretty flowers cedar18. I love the coneflowers too and have a few blooming.
I do keep my iris in the same flower bed with little else. When I moved here about 6years ago I had taken some pieces from the iris at my old house. You know how moving is so I just dug a quick trench and stuck them in. I never moved them and when I go a new iris from friends and relatives I just dug another trench and add it to the bed. I have taken care of the soil since and with the rain this year they have done better than ever.
I need to get out with my camera and get some up to date shots.
Helen
guardians
Thomson, GA

June 28, 2009
12:24 AM

Post #6747205

Wow, beautiful iris. I am starting a new bed that will have iris in them, hopefully I'll have better luck this time. I love the coneflowers! I need to find a spot for some next year. Here's some "today" blooms.

I believe this is "Aubade" Oriental lily. Smells yummy!

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guardians
Thomson, GA

June 28, 2009
12:26 AM

Post #6747213

My only Hibiscus, a hardy pink swamp beauty with 7" blooms. I must try some more colors of these.

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guardians
Thomson, GA

June 28, 2009
12:27 AM

Post #6747225

Volunteer Giant Sunflowers, with busy bees.

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guardians
Thomson, GA

June 28, 2009
12:31 AM

Post #6747244

This end of the daylily bed is sad looking, not enough rain lately and I just haven't gotten that far down to weed and preen in this horrendous heat. Still, "Pocket Change" saw fit to reward my neglect with the first bloom on this one year old plant.

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guardians
Thomson, GA

June 28, 2009
12:36 AM

Post #6747266

Dorothy Lambert daylily

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guardians
Thomson, GA

June 28, 2009
12:38 AM

Post #6747271

Lavender Perfection Dahlia. My first and still one of my favorites.

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guardians
Thomson, GA

June 28, 2009
12:39 AM

Post #6747276

Strawberry Candy daylily

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guardians
Thomson, GA

June 28, 2009
12:48 AM

Post #6747326

Always Afternoon and visitor.

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guardians
Thomson, GA

June 28, 2009
12:49 AM

Post #6747331

Kelvin Floodlight has a visitor as well.

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guardians
Thomson, GA

June 28, 2009
12:51 AM

Post #6747339

NOID but quite a bloomer!

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guardians
Thomson, GA

June 28, 2009
12:52 AM

Post #6747349

First blooms on Condilla. Much prettier in person!

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DustyDS
Sugar Valley, GA
(Zone 7b)

June 28, 2009
1:49 AM

Post #6747577

I am saving seed from my poppy beds.. I hope they will do well when I get back home down there...This one is particularly beautiful, but I have no name on it...

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digger9083
Dahlonega, GA

June 28, 2009
1:59 AM

Post #6747628

Nice , dusty . digger
helenchild
Decatur, GA

June 28, 2009
1:59 AM

Post #6747629

guardians,
Your lillies are gorgeous... what a fabulous collection you have. I am impressed.

Helen

beclu727

beclu727
Dacula, GA
(Zone 7b)

June 28, 2009
11:55 AM

Post #6748589

Guardians, love the dahlias. Do you have to dig them up and store for winter?
guardians
Thomson, GA

June 30, 2009
1:26 AM

Post #6756235

I have not dug them and so far so good. I asked the question on the dahlia forum when I first planted them and was told that the president of the GA Dahlia Society leaves his in the ground, so I figured that was good enough for me! I have lost a few, just turned to mush, I guess from poor drainage. But for the most part, they have really thrived. I keep finding more in the strangest places. I have one that I almost pulled up (thought it was a weed!) growing in the middle of a huge sedum. When frost comes I'll dig it up and relocate.

Raggedyann
Lawrenceville, GA
(Zone 7b)

June 30, 2009
2:15 AM

Post #6756508

Your day lilies are beautiful! Mine are winding down because we haven't had any rain :(
Dusty, you know we can't wait for you to get back down here and of course we will share seeds, etc. with you.
DustyDS
Sugar Valley, GA
(Zone 7b)

June 30, 2009
2:29 AM

Post #6756583

Awwww...Thank you...I can barely wait to get there...It almost seems like the longer I'm here, the more anxious I am to go...I just want to get *home*, get settled down, and start breathing again...

Here is my Bloomer for today


This is Lindy Twirl..

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