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Tuesday, April 7, 2009
What's Blooming in your Yard - Outdoor Wednesday
Thanks to Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer for hosting this Outdoor Wednesday. Be sure to visit her and find a list of all the wonderful posts showing fabulous outdoor scenes and events.
Since we live in the desert and can only grown mostly very warm weather plants, a few things do start to show their pretty heads at this time of year. I thought I would show you a few things starting to sparkle in my yard.
The common name for this plant is Coral Fountain. I love how the stems start out straight and then as it blooms they start to weep and resemble a fountain.
One of the beautiful roses that gets the right sun and will survive most of the summer because it has some afternoon shade. I love the pretty yellow color.
A beautiful Amarillas. These are planted in a shade area on the side of the patio.
These seem to be really happy here and are even multiplying.
A wok bowl that has a few pansies that are still blooming, although since the weather is warming up, they will be gone soon.
A geranium planted in the same bowl. They do really well in our winters and part way through the summer, but the high temperatures aren't kind to them. Some will come back the next year.
Since water conservation is a major priority this year, there won't be nearly as many flowers planted. I usually plants dozens, but alas we will just enjoy all of yours this year.
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