Sunday, April 15, 2012

Flower Power: GBBD April 2012

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Established Plants

 Rattlesnake Agave (Manfreda maculosa)

 Jerusalem Sage (Phlomis fruticosa)

Amaryllis (Hippeastrum sp.)

 Cedar Sage (Salvia roemeriana)

 Texas Betony (Stachys coccinea)

 Pink Shamrock (Oxalis crassipes 'Rosea')

 Oakleaf Hydrangea 'Alice' (Hydrangea quercifolia 'Alice')

 Variegated Abutilons (Abutilon pictum 'Thompsonii')

  Anthony Waterer Spirea (Spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer')

 Gulf Coast Penstemon (Penstemon tenuis)

 Red Yucca's (Hesperaloe parviflora)

Potted Plants


Lace Aloe (Aloe aristata)

 Ground Orchid (Spathoglottis plicata)

 Star Begonia (Begonia heracleifolia)


Indoor Plants  

 Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis sp.)



Flower Wannabes

Mahonia (Mahonia aquifolium)

8 comments:

  1. Lovely photos. The pink shamrocks were my favorite - here in upstate NY they would only be a houseplant. Happy GBBD.

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  2. Gorgeous color on the spirea and ground orchids. Just got my first abutilon today; hope mine ends up as happy as yours always look.

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  3. nice pictures - out of curiosity, do the birds eat the Mahonia berries?

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    1. You betcha - especially the mockingbirds.

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  4. Your photos are beautiful--as are the blooms!

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  5. How is your Reifler's dwarf viburnum doing? Are the flowers fragrant?

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    1. While producing a fair bit of growth, it has produced almost no blooms - so few as to be difficult to say anything re: fragrance.

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