Summer Blooming Flowers 7-1-2015

Click for the blooming flowers of 2014 or for blooming flowers of 2013.

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Sonchus oleraceus ~ common sowthistle, sow thistle, smooth sow thistle, annual sow thistle, hare’s colwort, hare’s thistle, milky tassel

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Knautia macedonica ‘Thunder and Lightning’ ~ Scabiosa

I missed getting the variegated foliage in this photo, however it is the bomb.

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Gaillardia grandiflora ‘Fanfare’ ~ Blanket flower

This one is double cool… Look at the fluted petals!! eeeeeeeee! Yes, I squealed. These are at my house.

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Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Overdam’ ~ Variegated Reed Grass

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Coreopsis verticillata ‘Sunset Strip’ ~ Tickseed

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Rosa x ‘Radcon’ ~ Pink knockout rose

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Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’ ~ Daylillies

These are edible! I don’t have any in my yard anymore, so no more tempura flowers for me.

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Stachys byzantina ‘Silver Carpet’ ~ Lamb’s ears, betony

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Heuchera micrantha ‘Palace Purple’ ~ Coral Bells, Alumroot, Coralbells, Alum Root

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Hosta ‘Big Daddy’

Β© Ilex ~ Midwestern Plant Girl

18 thoughts on “Summer Blooming Flowers 7-1-2015

    • Those breeders knew what they were doing with that knockoff! This variety opened up the world to folks who wanted roses, but didn’t have the time, knowledge, patience (etc) to deal with a heirloom variety that needs a lot of attention. They truly are the work horses in the garden!

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