Garden Blogger Bloom Day

Calycanthus occidentalis; the flowers smell like wine.


Alonsoa meridionalis. This picture is a few days old. I actually cut this plant back hard the other day. All the flowering stems are in a vase on my nightstand.


Poppies and flax.


The Bartlettina sordida in full bloom. I just cut this plant back tonight--real hard. No more flowers until next March/April.


Sidalcea malviflora.


Also in bloom, but not photographed: Lupinus arboreus, Epipactis gigantea, Camissonia cheiranthifolia, Mandevilla laxa, Gaultheria shallon, Cerinthe major, sweet pea, various succulents. I'll try to have those next time. Except Cerinthe major which I seem incapable of photographing well no matter what I do.

See this post from last week for a few more for this month.

And still blooming from last month but not shown this month here or at the previous link: Mimulus aurantiacus, M. pictus, abutilon, sunflower, wallflower.

What's not blooming anymore: Geranium maderense (removed from the garden), Ceanothus 'Frosty Blue', misc. narcissus.

As always, get your main fix at May Dreams.

Link to last month's Garden Blogger Bloom Day.


Carol Michel said...

I always find flowers in your garden that I've never seen or even recall hearing about. What zone is your garden in? Regardless, all the flowers are lovely and it must be nice to walk through and see them all.

Thanks for participating in garden bloggers' bloom day again!

Yolanda Elizabet Heuzen said...

What a wonderful collection of blooms you have. It's fun to zap around the world and see all the different flowers in bloom today.


Linda said...

What a lot of beautiful blooms you have. Stop by and see my slideshow of spring blooms.

chuck b. said...

I believe I'm in USDA zone 9, but like many gardeners in the western states, I use Sunset's system, which puts me in zone 17.

thanks for coming by!

Anonymous said...

Mmm, poppies and flax. I'd love to have that bright combo in my sunny garden.