Thursday, September 16, 2010

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day-September 2010

My garden is just starting to recover from our hot, dry summer. 7 inches of rain the week before didn't hurt. Many plants died, and many fall bloomers are late, but these are on track.

Dwarf pomegranate.
Dwarf pomegranate

Wild morning glory.
Wild morning glory

Blackfoot daisies and trailing lantana, with some of that darned bermuda grass mixed in, grr.
Blackfoot daisies & trailing lantana

"Senorita Rosalita" cleome.
Senorita Rosalita cleome

A bee drinking from an 'Indigo Spires' salvia blossom.
Bee and Indigo Spires salvia

Salvias and rock rose.
Salvia & rock rose

Salvia greggii.
White autumn sage

Mealy blue sage.
Mealy blue sage

Esperanza.
Esperanza

Thanks as always to Carol at May Dreams Gardens for hosting Garden Bloggers Bloom Day.

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