Friday, June 15, 2012

What's Blooming: June 2012

It's Garden Bloggers Bloom Day! Here's what's growing and blooming in my new garden this month:

The Hydrangeas are in full bloom now. I didn't know what color these were going to be, but I just love this hot pink.

The front garden, under the Japanese Maple tree is blooming nicely. Lychnis, Impatiens, Shasta Daisy and soon-to-bloom Russian Sage are looking good.

The path to the backyard is lined with all kinds of different Hostas. Some are shooting out flower spikes (like the one below).

The garden by the front sidewalk is also in full bloom with Gaura, Achillea, Shasta Daisy and a few remaining Salvia.

These Tradescantia are a nice pale blue and I can just see one Black-eyed Susan starting to bloom around the midsection.

In the backyard, the Astilbe are blooming and enjoying their shady spot. 

And a beautiful blue lace-cap Hydrangea is blooming along the back patio.

Does anyone know if this is a weed? My gut says yes, but since I don't know what has been planted here, I can't really tell for sure. 

As always, any thanks to Carol over at May Dreams Gardens for hosting the monthly Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day.  


  1. Kate - your plants are great individually but you have combined many of them beautifully! Your Hydrangeas are very pretty. And I do think the last picture is a weed - I have them too and have ripped them out. (Hope we're both right!)

  2. Kate-your new hydrangea is lovely! Is it Glowing Embers or Buttons & Bows? Either way it is a nice addition. Also enjoying the photos of your astilbe and lacecap hydrangea. Happy GBBD!

  3. Your path of hostas is gorgeous. I like how the dappled light filters through.

  4. Love that lace cap hydrangea. I would like to add one of these to my garden. And what a beautiful range of hostas you have. Not sure about the "weed." It might help to see it flower.

  5. Beautiful!
    That Hydrangea is stunning!
    Happy Gardening!
    Lea's Menagerie

  6. Beautiful flowers! Can't wait to look around your blog.


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