Here are a few photos from recent weeks in the garden, which I am sharing while I am uploading a memory card full of the most recent ones to my computer.
First California poppy to bloom this year (grown from seed), taken on 7 June 2011
White California poppy (from seed) with purple perennial salvia, taken on 15 June 2011
Rose 'Souvenir de la Malmaison,' planted early this summer, showing its first bloom in the garden; taken on 15 June 2011
Much more info on ‘Souvenir de la Malmaison’ is over here. I got mine from Monticello’s Center for Historic Plants.
Two plants of penstemon cultivar 'Prairie Dusk,' yet they are two differnet hues; taken on 7 June 2011