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Friday, June 26, 2009

It Has Been Too Long!

Leucanthemum superbum 'Sonnenschein'(Shasta Daisy)

The weather has been almost too perfect here. Of course I am becoming paranoid and am waiting for a major catastrophe from Mother Nature or one of her evil doers(rabbits, etc.) So I've been working in the garden in all my spare time trying to enjoy what has been a lovely year so far.. I have been taking photos all along. I just haven't been up to working on posting. But this next flower just made me so happy, I need to show you all.
Annual Poppies!(Papaver somniferum)
If you haven't grown this annual yet, I strongly recommend it. The blooms are so big and frilly they don't look real. Yes, these are the opium type. No it is not against the law to grow them as some people often believe. Well, maybe huge farm fields of them is, because you need that much to be making any drugs. So we can all safely grow them and enjoy them.

Another plant that I really enjoyed seeing for the first time this year was this iris. The coloration is so pretty. It finished bloom a couple weeks ago.
Roaring Jelly Siberian Iris
Iris siberica 'Roaring Jelly'

Yucca 'Bright Edge' bloom

Jim, this next one's for you : )
Rose 'Belle Isis'

I'll leave this evening with Gary sitting under my rambler 'Leontine Gervais.


Jim-The Gaudy Garden said...

Everything I love about a rose in one photo! ooooooooooooooooooooh.

smilin' Jim

Jim-The Gaudy Garden said...

Remy, I had to come back to the photo! Do you have a photo of the whole shrub? Would love to see that.


Remy said...

I knew you would like that photo! I went looking and I do not have a photo of the rose shrub in bloom. I only have single bloom shots. I could of swore I had an old one. Maybe I thought it was a bad photo and deleted it.

Tomatoaddict said...

Remy I love that Poppy. Beautiful!!

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