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Catching up on Blooms - Part IV

Posted by hostabuff Zone 6a MA (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 13, 13 at 22:02

I believe this post will capture the remaining blooms for the week of July 8th. It was a good week for lovely new blooms.

In search of the perfect purple (in my eyes, that is a purple with blue undertones vs. red undertones). Here is Prince of Midnight - lovely but not as purple as I would like.


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Victoria Grace lights up the garden.


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Newberry Sparkle Plenty


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Night Beacon


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Our cat Juani who should be out hunting down voles instead of lollygagging in the garden!


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Greywoods Sunny Smiles


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Magic of Oz


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Spiritual Corridor - looking much prettier than last year!


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Ruby Lipstick - Every bloom has been perfect!


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RE: Catching up on Blooms - Part IV

Lots of pretty blossoms, Prince of Midnight reminds me of Lexington Ave which I really like. Victoria Grace is really pretty & Ruby Lipstick is always a looker. The best is Juani though.


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Does your Ruby Lipstick always have the yellowish tinge?
Magic Of Oz is my favorite.

Julia


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Pics are very pretty . Love Juan. He looks as if he is posing. Victoria Grace is my choice of these.
kay


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Of course the daylilies are pretty, but a cute kitty in the garden always steals the show as far as I'm concerned! Love those big eyes and innocent expression. My Victoria Grace is still a couple weeks from blooming so I am glad to see yours. I love that daylily.

Celeste


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Magic Of Oz is my favorite, but love your calico Juani, what a cutie, Avedon


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Thank you for the comments on my little kitty and the flowers. Julia, my Ruby Lipstick is blooming for the first time. I was expecting it to be a little creamier, however I do like the current shade. Don't you sometimes wonder if there are things in the soil that can influence the color of the daylilies? I have never done an analysis or PH test in any of my beds.


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Victoria Grace is my favorite. Your kitty is a beauty.


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Lovely daylilies and what a super garden helper you have. It looks like she telling you are you serious lolly gagging !!!!! I've been working my paws to the bone chasing down varmints.
Linda


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Magic of Oz is my fave. Here, Ruby Lipstick is quite creamy.


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Juani is such a cutie! You have some lovely, lovely blooms. My favorites are Victoria Grace and Ruby Lipstick. It's nearly impossible to find a purple without red undertones. Prince of Midnight is one that is close. Here in my garden Jazz After Five is one without the red undertones and a little spider whose name alludes me. I spent years looking for one closer to the crayon purple. But now I've just accepted daylily purple isn't the same as petunia purple.

Debra


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