Friday, June 19, 2009

Spring Color

Purple, purple everywhere

Baptisia australis (blue wild indigo)

Chive flowers





Aster, I think

Miss Kim Korean lilac

Bearded iris

Mountain Bluet, Perennial Cornflower, Centaurea montana

Except for here!



  1. Hi Nan: Beautiful, beautiful flowers, thanks so much for posting them.

    I should very much like to be included in your book draw. After reading the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, this book sounds like it would be a very interesting read.

  2. You're in, Donna! The color is so, so amazing now.

  3. Beautiful! even the red. after all, variety is the spice of life! :)

  4. Purples and blues are so exciting. You have a great collection of purples. I love the poppy too. One of my favorite flowers.

  5. Mibsy, that poppy is so amazing; it stops me in my tracks!

    Lisa - June is the time for them. After this, there won't be any purple. It's so amazing to me.

  6. My garden is all purple and white at this time of year and the bees and butterflies just love it. I will be trying to identify some of your plants to add to my collection.

  7. Such pretty flowers. I love them all. My Iris are dying back now. I've got my tiger lillies getting ready to bloom for July.

  8. Thank you, Margaret and Susan!

    Monix, you know what? I'm going to go into the post and note what they are. Thanks for giving me the idea!

    Hip Chick, wasn't there a disease the tiger lilies got a few years back? Did yours get hit?

  9. Gorgeous flowers and photos, Nan!! I love that poppy, but then I always love a splash of red amidst all the other colors.

    I've been busy digging in the dirt today, planting the last of the impatiens. I think I can finally sit back and relax and enjoy my garden. Oh, wait, I still want to plant a couple of roses and a peony bush and... ;) It never ends, does it?

  10. Thank you, Martin and Les. It is such a beautiful time of year. And now we have summer! And Les, I'm big on relaxing. :<)

  11. Thanks for adding the names, Nan.

  12. You're welcome, Maureen. I should have done it at first. :<)

  13. Wonderful photos. So much fun color!

  14. Thanks Aisling, this will be my 'Sunday stroll' for this week. :<)

  15. Gorgeous floral photos, Nan, absolutely beautiful. And the rose in your header is stunning too.

  16. Thank you so much, Cath. It's a beautiful time of year in the garden!


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