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End of August flowers, second try


Since the photos didn’t show up the first time, I am trying it again.
I had Cypella herbertii start flowering in August, and they are still going strong:

Closely related is Cypella coelestis This is also still going strong:

One of my “weeds” is flowering. Hedychium is invasive here, and the most common one is H. gardnerianum:

Besides H. rubrum that I already posted, there is H. coronarium, a heavily scented white one:

My favorite Hibiscus, ‘Cosmic Dancer’ is now getting 2 flowers at once. They are huge and bright.

The Vitex is in bloom, and a real bee magnet.

Then there is the first sign of fall – the Amaryllis belladonnas. First to open is A.b. ‘Rose Fonce’. This is a brighter pink than the regular species, which will start in 2-3 weeks. Also the white A.b. ‘Fred Meyer White’ has started opening. The great thing about these is they do best with no water during the summer.

Behing the Amaryllis is a sky blue Plumbago. To the right are pots of Nerines getting ready to start flowering. To the left is borage and leaf celery.
Hopefully the photos show up this time.

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Well worth waiting for Wylie, thankyou for doing it again...

27 Aug, 2019


Amazing blooms, Wylie.

27 Aug, 2019


Thanks! I'm glad it took this time.

27 Aug, 2019


Lovely flowers Wylie, great pictures.

27 Aug, 2019


Beautiful Wylie especially the Cypella and the ginger. Thanks for repeating the blog.

28 Aug, 2019


The Cypellas were started last year from seed, and I really didn't know what I would get. Now I am glad I am growing it, but it is very sensitive to being moved or divided.

28 Aug, 2019

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