Spring Blooming Flowers 6-14-2013

This week I’ve truly felt that Spring has sprung! About time, since Summer is right around the corner.

While working out in the yard the past few days, I’ve actually sweated! It’s not that I don’t usually work hard enough to sweat, but it was hot enough to just sweat while standing still.

My hubby & I were picking up perennials from my favorite wholesale perennial nursery, Elite Growers for my Mother-in-Law’s front beds. Elite always puts the ‘current bloomers’ in the beds around the office, as ‘blooming plants sell better!’. They have an ingenious idea; They put empty one gallon pots in the ground and that way they can just drop in the bloomer & replace it when it’s done doin’ it’s thing. I could probably just drop by here weekly for my blooming blog, but that’s no fun… Um, ok, it IS fun, but it’s no challenge.


Digitalis grandiflora aka ambigua – Yellow foxglove


Dianthus ‘Bath’s pink’ – Cheddar pinks or carnation


Dianthus ‘Firewitch’ – Firewitch pinks or carnation


Thalictrum aquilegifolium – Meadow rue


Thalictrum aquilegifolium – Meadow rue


Digitalis ‘Camelot Rose’ – Foxglove


A mess of Gaillardia & other stuff.


Gaillardia ‘Arizona sun’ – Blanket flower


Gaillardia – ‘Gallo Red’ – Blanket flower


The lemon has bloomed and it smells so sweet!
I wish you could scratch & sniff =-D

© Ilex Farrell – Midwestern Plant Girl

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