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.
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.
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.