Thursday, July 9, 2015


Double Purple Datura

This Datura is growing in a section of my garden devoted to the color purple. 
It's gorgeous when more than one flower is in bloom.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015


Amaranthus caudatus Green Cascade and Love Lies Bleeding in a bed of Lemon Grass, 

Gomphrena Globosa  and Celosia

Background plants include Texas Rock Rose, Texas Sage, Anisacanthus, Beautyberry
and Crepe Myrtle.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015


Zinnia Bernary's Giant Lime, Bernary's Giant Wine, & Queen Lime Red

One of my favorite summer flowers is Zinnia. These are the first blooms of the season.  I got all the seeds from Select Seeds.

Friday, June 5, 2015


I'm very fond of my orange and purple Coneflowers especially when they are blooming along with my orange Daylilies.  I look forward to this show every June.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015


Daylily 'Leebea Orange Crush'


As Katharine Hepburn once said, "The daylilies are in bloom again." Wait....

Thursday, May 21, 2015


 Kniphofia Red Hot Poker

It's been awhile since I've had any Red Hot Pokers in my garden.
With all the rain this year, one has decided to return.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Front Door Garden

The spring rains have made my garden thrive. This  bed contains flowers of Nasturtium, Larkspur, Coneflower, Yarrow, and Red Yucca, to name a few. The Red Yucca, is one of the new varieties called Brakelights.