May 2013

Yellow and Orange Garden


Geum  (Avens) "Totally Tangerine"  May 27

Hosta "Pineapple Upsidedown Cake"  May 21

The shade garden - Brunnera macrophylla (Siberian bugloss), Polygonatum odoratum Variegatum (Solomon's seal), Polemonium reptans "Touch of Class" (varigated Jacob;s ladder), Hosta "Rainforest Sunrise" May 21

Hosta "Rainforest Surprise"

This is the other end of the garden, The entire center died out and needs to be replanted, I'll probably wait until the fall. May 21.

Cottage Garden

Centaurea Montana (Mountain bluet) May 27


Aquilegia (Columbine) May 21. likely a cross of various other strains that have been planted over the years

Helianthemum "Hartswood Ruby" (Sun rose) May 27. this needs to be divided in the fall as it's very sparse at the moment.

Dianthus gratianopolitanus "Bath's Pink" (Pinks) May 27. This has slowly spread to the point where I really need to remove some.

Salvia "Eveline" (sage). May 27. If I'm lucky, this will bloom again later in the season

Close up of Salvia "eveline" May 27

cross between Salvia "Eveline" and Salvia "May Night". May 27 Much bluer than May Night and the flower size is larger like Eveline, but repeat blooms better than Eveline

Red and Yellow Garden


Aquilegia vulgaris "Clementine Red" (Columbine) May 27

Clematis "Rebecca" May 27. This is still a fairly small plant, but absolutely gorgeous.