What’s blooming now?

“The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

So, what’s blooming now? With the garden at it’s summer peak, a lot! Here’s a look in photos, but please come out and see for yourself:

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Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii ‘Goldsturm’ - Black-eyed Susan

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Zinnia elegans – Zinnia

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Asclepias curassavica -Tropical Milkweed (reseeding annual)

20140615_095800 Shasta Daisy

Chrysanthemum x superbum – Shasta Daisy

Verbena canadensis (Brazilian Verbena)

Verbena bonariensis – Brazilian Verbena

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Lagerstroemia indicaCrape Myrtle

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Phlox paniculata ‘Barten’ – Garden Phlox 

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Nepeta subsessilus ‘Cool Cat’- Catmint 

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Lantana camara ‘Miss Huff’ – Lantana 

Honey Bee on Coreopsis Crop

Coreopsis verticillataThreadleaf coreopsis

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Borago officinalisBorage

20140615_095750 Hydrangea and Asters

Hydrangea arborescens - Smooth Hydrangea

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Salvia guaraniticaBlack and Blue Salvia  

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Ageratum houstonianumAgeratum 

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Stokesia laevis – Stoke’s Aster

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HemerocallisDaylily 

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Great spangled fritillary on Coreopsis 

Monarch on Liatris

Monarch on Liatris spicataBlazing Star

 

 

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