red and yellow garden

Clematis "Rebecca" June 16

middle of the red and yellow bed. Quite a few plants need to be moved from this garden. June 16

Sedum "Purple Emperor" I like the contrast of the thick sedum leaves against the airy coreopsis leaves. The sedum won't bloom for another month. June 16


 and Astilbe x arendsii "Fanal" (false spirea) Behind the Astilbe is Echinacea purpurea "Magnus" on the left and Monarda didyma "Raspberry Wine" on the right. June 16

Dianthus deltoides "Arctic Fire" (pinks) and Huechera "Raspberry Ice" (coral bells) June 16

Cimicifuga ramosa 'James Compton' June 16

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