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It's Been a Busy Day!

Category: Pianolady's Gardens | Posted: Sun May 06, 2012 2:02 am

Our son calls this morning to let me know he couldn't fit all his stuff in his car to come home for the summer (has a summer job here). So I trek off on a 2 1/2 hour jaunt to go help him out. Good news is I found a great greenhouse on the way! I was good though, came back with just one thing (a hardy hibiscus 'Kopper King').

I came home to find a few more iris varieties blooming, have no idea what kind they are, but the dark red/purple one is really intriguing.



Then there's this one...


I also got my berm weeded.


Planted my Amsonia 'Blue Ice' (Blue Star Flower) I found on Friday! I also found & planted the fine-leafed Arkansas Blue Star, but they aren't in bloom right now.


And realized I really should have cut back my Weigela bush this year...


And some Calibrachoa just for fun...one of my favorites for hanging baskets.



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eileen wrote on Sun May 06, 2012 8:43 am:


Gosh you really have had a very busy day!! Your garden is looking great and I love those iris.




 

Netty wrote on Sun May 06, 2012 12:25 pm:


Busy, busy, busy ... 'tis the season! I absolutely LOVE that shot of the Weigela! I can't wait until mine gets that large!




 

tschnath wrote on Tue May 08, 2012 1:18 pm:


They are all beautiful and looking good but where is a pic of the hibiscus? We want to see that too! I used to get the Calibrachoa also for hanging baskets but never knew what they were called. Now I do! Thanks!





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