Garden pics from today

hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)July 8, 2012

Incredible weather we're having!

I have been enjoying the summer flush of roses this year. It's lasting much longer than usual.

The roses are Marmalade Skies, an occasional Julia Child bloom, and some Double Delight.

Coneflowers with foxgloves?!!?? In JULY????

The bunnytail grass still has not disintegrated! It's lasting forever this year.

'No Count Blues' iris blooming at an odd time of year.

My eyes hurt from looking at that last pic.


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wcgypsy(10 / Sunset 23)

Lovely pics!

    Bookmark   July 8, 2012 at 9:59AM
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Yes, lovely. Coneflowers look good. I just got one, waiting for the blooms to open.

    Bookmark   July 8, 2012 at 12:24PM
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hoovb zone 9 sunset 23

Lovely lovely. The heat starts tomorrow, if the weather people are correct. :(

    Bookmark   July 8, 2012 at 11:09PM
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Beautiful gardens!! I've never seen those bunny tails before,where did you find those,and are they invasive??

    Bookmark   July 10, 2012 at 2:37AM
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Wonderful garden.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2012 at 12:16AM
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Everyone comments on your beautiful garden which it certainly deserves, but I want to mention your camera work. You do an excellent job in framing the area, and your camera has a long focal range which makes your pictures clear even though the area is deep. Your Iris closeup caught all the shades in the bloom without washing anything out. Al

    Bookmark   July 11, 2012 at 9:53AM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Thanks, Al. I think I'll post two photos I took today. It's all luck. I bracket my photos and pick the best one.

    Bookmark   July 12, 2012 at 2:58PM
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