Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
July 2012

New arrivals for July 2012: Showy Beschorneria septentrionalis are in full bloom, as are Blue Puya, Coral Tree, Doryanthes excelsa (Gymea Lily), Filapendula, and Genista aetnensis ‘Mount Etna broom’.

photo from Western Hills Garden
photo from Western Hills Garden
photo from Western Hills Garden
photo from Western Hills Garden
photo from Western Hills Garden

 
Other notables include:
Bee Balm,
Cestrum,
Clematis,
Cotinus (Smoke Bush),
Dyckia, 
biennial blue Echium,
Helleborus argutifolius corsicus,
Iris,
Joe Pye Weed, 
yellow Mullein (Verbascum),
Nicotiana,
sweet-smelling Philadelphus,
white Poppies,
St. John’s Wort,
Verbena,
distinctive Watsonia, 
and Yucca ‘Color Guard’.
 
 

 
At left, from top:
Gymea Lily—and a hummingbird! (photo by Sue Duncan);
Filapendula.

At right, from top:
Blue Puya—complete with bee (photo by Sue Duncan);
Coral Tree;
Beschorneria septentrionalis (photo by Stacie Miller).

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