June 2013

Foundation Garden

Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote' (English lavender) This was a gift from a friend. Newly planted. June 16

I'm not sure what the green plant is, so I'm taking a wait and see attitude. Possibly Campanula "Kent Belle". Next to it is Heuchera 'Frosted Violet' June 16

Cottage Garden

back of the garden. June 21

 The Lychnis won't bloom until next year. June 21

Achillea millefolium 'Pomegranate' (yarrow) and Veronica longifolia 'Eveline' (speedwell) June 21

Achillea millefolium 'Pomegranate' (yarrow), Salvia nemorosa 'Plumosa' (meadow sage), Veronica longifolia 'Eveline' (speedwell), Geranium 'Patricia', Campanula 'Kent Belle'  June 21

Coreopsis 'Mercury Rising' Newly planted this year. flowers were initially red but many of them are now turning purple. June 21

Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'  (butterfly weed) in bud, Coreopsis verticillata 'Zagreb' (tickseed), Penstemon 'Dark Towers' (beardtongue) June 21

better view of Penstemon 'Dark Towers' June 21. To the right is Verbascum phoeniceum 'Violetta' which will get moved in the fall to the cottage garden. June 21

Asclepias tuberosa 'Hello Yellow'  (butterfly weed) June 21

Astilbe x arendsii 'Fanal'  (false spirea) June 21

Lilium 'Blackout' (Asiatic lily) June 25. I planted this 2 years ago, but in prior years deer ate before it had a chance to bloom. This year I sprayed it with "Deer Solution" every 3-4 days.

Close up of Lilium 'Blackout' June 25