The A2Z Garden - Mid June

Foundation Garden

Iris Siberica "Forest Mccord". June 16. Unlike bearded irises, Siberian irises are pretty much disease and pest free.

Catmint (Nepeta x faassemi), Geranium (Geranium "Johnson's Blue"), Pinks (Dianthus "Rose de Mai") June 16.

Fescue grass (Festuca cinerea 'Elijah Blue'). Behind it is Siberian iris leaves. June 24

Foundation garden, June 16.

Cottage Garden

Cabbage White butterfly and Salvia "May Night". This plant is especially popular with bees.

Yarrow (Achillea "Coronation Gold"). June 24

Pentas " and Heliotrope. The Pentas is a new cultivar and has performed spectacularly. June 24.

Marguerite Daisy (Argyranthemum). Plant did not survive, likely needed more water than I gave it. June 24.

tickseed (Coreopsis "Snowberry"). I got this plant for free when I attended a garden talk. June 24.

The cottage garden - view from the driveway. June 24.

Butterfly garden

Tickseed (Coreopsis "Zagreb") June 24

Speedwell (Veronica spicata "Royal Candles") June 24

false sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides 'Summer Sun') Newly planted. June 24

Bee balm, in bud (Monarda didyma "Raspberry Wine). This is part of the mint family. June 24

Butterfly bush. (Buddleia davidii "Summer Beauty"). In 2 1/2 weeks, the plant has grown tremendously. June 24.