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Tag Archives: reblooming iris
In a Vase on Monday: Frost Evasion
In anticipation of the first real frost in my garden over the weekend, I clipped a few bearded iris scapes that were up and had buds on them. I left a few shorter ones in the ground, but true to … Continue reading
In a Vase on Monday: Slim Pickings…again
For this week’s In a Vase on Monday I had to resort to my reblooming bearded iris ‘Sunny Disposition’ once again, as it is one of the few perennials which has survived our frosty weather. With that being said, I … Continue reading
Posted in In a Vase on Monday Tagged iris, Osmanthus fragrans, reblooming iris, Sunny Dispostion, tea olive 23 Comments
In a Vase on Monday: Survivors
When I went for A Walk in the Garden this morning, I witnessed the results of an overnight frost. Many of the flowers that were blooming yesterday are now mushy and turning brown. That left me with limited options for this … Continue reading
Garden Bloggers Bloom Day: November 2015
Today is Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, hosted by Carol at May Dreams Gardens. I woke up this morning and found a thin sheet of ice on the birdbath. Welcome to fall in my North Carolina garden. The frost was not severe … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, GBBD Tagged 'Endless Summer' hydrangea, 'Sunny Disposition', Camellia 'Our Linda', Carol, Carolina jessamin, Clarence, Clematis Comptesse de Bouchard, Daisy Freak, Encore azalea, geranium, Immortality, iris, mandevilla, May Dreams Garden, pink Muhly Grass, Purple pansy, reblooming iris 21 Comments
End of the Month View
I am pleased to join Helen at The Patient Gardener’s Weblog for the first time to offer an End of the Month View of my garden on October 31, 2014. The structure of my back garden could be described as formal…at least as … Continue reading
In a Vase on Monday: Immortality
For my weekly offering for In a Vase on Monday I am pleased to present a single column of ‘Immortality’ bearded iris. There are many plants blooming in my garden right now that have appeared in recent Monday postings, so I thought it … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, In a Vase on Monday Tagged bearded iris, Cathy, Immortality, Immortality bearded iris, In a Vase on Monday, reblooming iris, remontant, Vase 15 Comments
Garden Bloggers Foliage Day: A First Attempt
I am delighted to accept the invitation from Christina to join gardeners for her suggested Garden Bloggers Foliage Day. This will be my first humble attempt to participate on the 22nd of the month. Here is a view of my side garden which has a southern exposure. Consequently, … Continue reading
Posted in Gardening, GBFD Tagged 'Winter Gem' boxwood, Baby Gem boxwood, barberry, bearded iris, Berberis thunbergii, Berckman's arborvitae, boxwood, Buxus micro. var. japonica, Carissa holly, Clarence, clematis, Cleyera japonica, Comptesse de Bouchard, Emerald Blue, Emerald Green arborvitae, English boxwood, Euphorbia martini 'Ascot Rainbow', Garden Bloggers Foliage Day, GBFD, Gentry, Globosa Aurea, Ilex cornuta, Immortality, iris, Montauk daisy, nandina, Nandina domestica, Nipponanthemum nipponicum, peonies, Phlox sublata, reblooming iris, rosemary, Ternstroemia gymnanthera, Thuja occidentalis, Thuja occidentalis berckmanii, Thuja occidentalis Globosa Aurea 4 Comments
More Blooming Things
The day starts cloudy, and the weather folks are calling for rain and severe winds. That doesn’t stop me from wanting to share some more pictures of what’s blooming in our garden now. Bearded Iris ‘Sunny Disposition’ is a favorite, … Continue reading
Everything’s Coming Up ….
So many delightful flowers are coming out now, I think I’ll just show a picture or two with a minimum of words on my part. The flowers speak for themselves. Enjoy. There will be more tomorrow.
Posted in Gardening Tagged bluebells, flowers, Immortality bearded iris, reblooming iris Leave a comment
Discovering plants has been a continuing source of delight since we moved to North Carolina. Many were not new in the world of back yard horticulture, but they were new to this transplanted gardener. Before I began gardening here, I had … Continue reading