Can you believe the size of those lily bushes?! They’re even bigger than last year! AND I saw buds on the daisy plant Sunday, too, woohoo!
The purple sage in the background is really blooming too, it’s even bigger than last week and last week I thought it was as intense as it was going to get.
It was pretty warm Sunday afternoon when I went out to take my weekly pictures. Thankfully, it wasn’t too humid, so I guess it was kind of like Phoenix. You know, that whole “dry heat” thing. I’ve always just called that an oven. 😉
The corner patch is starting to settle in and bloom – can you see the pretty yellow osterspermum? We’ll just call those daisybushes from now on, okay? I got one for each of the square pots and I think they’re really going to shine. *fingerscrossed*
This little pot I think has captured my eye the most this week. That pop of hot pink/red was unexpected (I wasn’t sure what color some of the plants would end up being) and it’s very eye-catching against the white sweet alyssum. The light purple sweet alyssum combined with the dark purple verbena really makes my eye happy, too. I think this pot will be one to watch this season. 🙂
This pot of pansies is really shining, so colorful! Unfortunately, its sister pot still isn’t doing very well. I’ve lost at least one, probably 4 plants from the other pot. I don’t think my chipmunky nemesis has returned, but the pot is still suffering. I don’t know what’s causing it, but I think it’s the same pot I had similar troubles with last year. I shuffled pots around after the Winter so I’m not 100% positive. If that pot continues to fail, I’ll just dump the soil and give it a good bleach scrub down at the end of the season and start fresh next year.
These two – *dreamysigh* Those colors together just make me feel all melty inside. I wasn’t sure when I planted these pots how that bright turquoise would play with these plant textures and colors but wow, I am so happy with how they’ve turned out. 🙂
So that’s how my garden is growing this week! How’s yours coming along?
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Thanks for looking!