Tag Archives: Hibiscus

End of Month View

I have been absent from the blogosphere for several weeks due to moving and getting settled in our new retirement apartment. My “garden” now consists of half a dozen pots with annuals on our screen porch. I do, however, have … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: STRUCTURE

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is STRUCTURE. Earlier this month I visited my daughter in San Diego. One lovely afternoon, she and I went for a short walk in her neighborhood. I spied this beautiful flower … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day: October 2015

Today is Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day for October, with thanks to Carol at May Dreams Gardens for creating this meme. The crape myrtles are finished, but there are buds galore on the camellias, which should be plentiful for next month’s offering. There is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Vivid

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is VIVID. Hibiscus ‘Midnight Marvel’ (Hibiscus moscheutos) gets it name from its dark foliage and equally for its “vivid” flower. Nothing in my garden catches the eye more than this hibiscus when it is … Continue reading

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A Garden Review of 2014: July-September

This is the second chapter in the review of our garden in 2014, with thanks to Cathy at WordsandHerbs for suggesting this idea.      July Crape myrtles come on strong in mid-summer and begin to provide tons of color. We have seven … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday

I loved being on vacation and visiting with family and dear friends, but it is nice to be back in my garden and in our somewhat normal routine (not to mention being back in my own bed). As a walked through the garden searching … Continue reading

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It Started Blooming Today

Rose Mallow ‘Midnight Marvel’ (Hibiscus moscheutos) presented me this morning with its first flower of the season. I highlighted its pale purple foliage in a 6 June 2014 Wordless Wednesday posting, and I have been looking forward to seeing it in bloom. … Continue reading

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