Sunday, 31 July 2016

The 'Delargo Towers' Garden - July

Here we are again me dears with another catch-up post. (One more to go, and then as long as I get September's in on time, we will be sorted.)

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Our red and yellow bed is doing well.

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Most of the Penstemon last year seemed to be red, so were moved this Spring. More pinks than I thought. Hey Ho !

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Crocosmia 'Lucifer'  looking fab:

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As is our fave Dahlia 'Bishop's Children' seedling:

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Joy of joys! - a new bench.
Coreopsis grandiflora "Early Sunrise" in the foreground.

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The main border burst into growth this month:

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Nicotiana mutabilis and Cleome hassleriana:

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Perovskia atriplicifolia “Blue Spire” (Russian Sage):

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Phlox paniculata:

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Orlaya grandiflora:

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Scabiosa - 'Blue Jeans':

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Polemonium caeruleum (Jacob's Ladder)

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Verbena bonariensis "Purple Top" seeded itself all over:

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We added 30 varieties (!) of Fuchsia to our garden this year - and now have more pots than you could imagine;
but we found a place for them all somehow.

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Agastache rugosa f. albiflora 'Liquorice blue':

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Our not 'Midnight Blue' Lupin:

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Salvia patens “Patio Deep Blue”

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Dahlia 'Early Bird'

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Brodiaea laxa “Queen Fabiola”:

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Asarina scandens

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 Regal Pelargonium 'Lord Bute':

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Regal Pelargonium 'Aristo Orchid':

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Pelargonium “Bullseye Cherry”

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As I said - we have a lot of plants in pots !

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Nicotiana 'Roulette'

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Lilium (Tower) "Honeymoon"

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Nicotiana sylvestris - smelling gorgeous!

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To close this month, we have another fascinating creature that neither of us have noticed before -
Synanthedon myopaeformis (the Red-belted Clearwing moth):

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There we are, me dears.
Its been fun looking back;
next up - August.

ttfn