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Monday, June 15, 2015

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day

I hesitated to post this, or at least to join the linky party at May Dreams Gardens, because I thought that was only for blogs dedicated to gardening. And maybe that is the intent. But after seeing several links from bloggers like me who cover a lot of ground, I decided to join. so here is what is blooming in my garden today.

Esperanza (Tecoma stans), a Texas native

Texas Hummingbird Mint (Agastache cana), an Ellis County native.  Just planted this spring and already blooming.

Tropical water lily Dauben (Nymphaea x 'Dauben'), a viviparous lily.  Bought just a couple of weeks ago.

A new tank just for Dauben.

Ditch lily (Hemerocallis fulva)

Yellow ginger (Hedychium flavescens)

Mealy blue sage (Salvia farinacea), a Texas native

Mexican Poinsettia (Euphorbia cyathophora), a Texas native
Eastern purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), 

New gold lantana (Lantana x hybrida 'New Gold')

Chaste tree (Vitex agnus-castus), non-native and now on the Texas invasives list.

Confetti lantana (Lantana camara), non-native and now on the Texas invasives list

Red yucca (Hesperaloe parviflora), a Texas native - languishing after all our rain

Linking to Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day at May Dreams Gardens


  1. Thank you for stopping by and visiting my blog. You have lovely blooms for Bloom Day!

  2. It is nice to see garden in other climates as you mentioned on my blog. Thanks for visiting. I rellay lvoe your little water feature - I have long wanted a water feature and water lillies would be awesome. I have wondered about mosquitoes though - is it true that if you add a few little fish that you dont get mosquitoes?

  3. Lovely blooms. Lantanas are my favorite, here in India many varieties grow like weeds


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