Friday, July 7, 2017

July 6, 2017



Pulmonaria 'Diane Clare'. This might be my favorite perennial. Evergreen 365 days here in TN. Blooms with the daffodils, very early.



Juniperus chinensis 'Pfitzeriana Glauca'
Planted in 1987. 5 one gallons. Massive!



Lady Fern and Hosta 'August Moon'.
Front porch.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

June 25, 2017


Phlebodium aureum. 
Has many common names. I like 'Haresfoot fern'.

Monday, June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017


Hemerocallis 'Chicago Star'
None of the moderns can beat this oldie. Spectacular!




Pulmonaria 'Diane Clare'




Hosta 'Grand Tiara'



Rhododendron maximum



Clematis glaucophyllum
This reseeds everywhere in my garden. It was here before I moved here 30 years ago.






Friday, June 16, 2017

June 15, 2017


Quercus oglethorpensis.
Coming back after 'death' in 2015.



Begonia grandis swallowing Heuchera 'Kassandra' with Saxifraga stolifera as a skirt.



Musa basjoo.
Just getting started.



Quercus margaretta. Leaves.



Heuchera 'Mocha'



Hemerocallis 'Chicago Star' x 'Court Magician'



Hosta 'Guacamole'



Hosta 'August Moon'
A toughie. Good doer.



Alcea rugosa.



Alcea rugosa



Hemerocallis citrina


Hemerocallis citrina



Hemerocallis 'Spider Miracle'



Hemerocallis 'Chicago Star'



Hemerocallis 'Fairy Tale Pink'



Volunteer zinnias. These now come up everywhere. 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

May 18, 2017


Rosa 'The Fairy'



Lost ID on this beautiful lily.



Another 'The Fairy'.
This one performing well in all-day filtered shade.
Grown from cuttings stuck in ground. 

June 2, 2017


A planting of Roses. The Fairy, Green Snake, Blush Noisette and Heritage. 
Only The Fairy and Green Snake blooming in this pic.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

June 7, 2017


Willow Oak front yard.



Rhododendron 'Alexander'



Lady fern, Hosta 'August Moon', Heucheras 'Mocha' and 'Cherry Cola'.



Heuchera 'Citronelle



Artemisia 'Powys Castle' climbing into Rosa 'May Queen'



Hosta 'Regal Supreme' or 'Regal Splendor'.
Lost ID



Hosta 'Herifu'
That's what the tag said.

June 13, 2017


Quercus pagoda. Planted as a tube from Forestfarm in '89. Girth less than that of a pencil. 
Q. pagoda x phellos in foreground to left. 



Quercus pagoda x phellos. From Mossy Oak.


Q. pagoda x phellos Leaves

Saturday, June 10, 2017

June 10, 2017


Hemerocallis 'Primal Scream'
One of the very best performers. Carefree.



Hemerocallis 'Chorus Line'



Gigantic Zantedeschia next to Musa basjoo. Not sure yet if it is white or yellow. These are hardy here. And spread prolifically by seed.



Colocasia 'Black Magic'
Survived last winter in ground with no extra protection.
It was an unusually mild winter though.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

May 24, 2017


Rosa 'Blush Noisette'
Wonderful fragrance carries on the air for yards.



Gypsophila cerastioides
Surprised this little one has survived for 2 years now. Fingers crossed.



Roses: I planted cuttings of Green Snake, Blush Noisette, Heritage and The Fairy last year in same spot.
Green Snake taking center stage. With some The Fairy showing.