A Stroll In My June Flower Garden

What would summer be without taking early morning and late evening strolls in beautiful flower gardens?  I just cannot imagine this season without the sight and smell of these beautiful blooms!
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Every year I add more perennials that usually take a good 3 years to expand and fill their spot in the garden.
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And this year was the year for a grand show of 3-year old daylilies, roses, hostas, and sedum.  Here are just a few shots of how things are looking up outside of my kitchen window:
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Pink daylillies in front of hostas
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A close up shot of a soft-buttery, lemon-yellow daylilly
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“Blue Mammoth” has a tremendously huge presence among other variegated hostas
Just breathtaking!
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I love how the morning sun at dusk shines through delicate flower petals.
It reminds me of velvet and all of its softness!
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More happy, cheerful daylillies when the rest of the garden falls asleep for summer
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The gardenias have been blooming since May with their intoxicating scent!
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“Knock Out” red roses just pop with vivid crimson color against the texture of the stone wall and walkway
and the velvet-like green lawn (thanks to all of the rain that we received this year).
These rose bushes are only one year old, highly prolific, as well as being bug-resistant too!
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Another brilliant pink daylilly with touches of lemon yellow!
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A patch of pink and chartreuse Sedum in front of a lime-colored “Sum and Substance” hosta,
soon to be another huge plant, and it’s only 2 years old.
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Last, a shot of a large bed of hostas, daylillies, and roses.  I just love water elements in gardens and this tall water fountain is perfect with a lovely, trickling sound out in the quiet of the countryside.  The azaleas are in their green stage, having already bloomed back in April.  We’ve already planted a new group of smaller hostas that will fill in the empty spaces after a few years of growth.
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If there is one thing that gardens teach us, it’s patience!
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Thanks for going on this little garden stroll with me today!
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Comments

  1. says

    I love seeing all of your flowers! My day lilies are still buds (northern wisconsin weather for you) but they should open next week, unless the deer to get them like last year! anne

  2. says

    Your garden is beautiful! I especially love daylillies. I just added several new varieties to my garden this year. I won’t get to see them bloom until next season. We are currently experiencing 100 degree temps.
    Blessings,
    Lorilee

  3. says

    Your yard is sensational, Roz! How I wish we could grow gardenias…wow, what a gorgeous photo! You definitely have a green thumb. xo

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