Tuesday, May 17, 2011

It's a Blooming Tuesday

One of the two old urns that grace the front steps

Rhododendron 'Catabiense album'
This one is well over eight feet tall, I started it as a cutting back in 1975
Rhododendron 'Vulcan'
One of the few nursery bought Rhodie's ( 1995 )

Blooming Viburnum Tomentosum or Doublefile Viburnum
Successfully screens CCL the Crazy Cat Ladies yard from view....Meeeeow!

Clematis Montana 'Marjorie'
A smallish flower but a favorite, planted on the front porch rail.

And some fresh blooms in the greenhouse
Vanda 'Murphy's Gold'

From the greenhouse to the Sunroom, this Epicactus 'Padre'. It has a light fragrance but the flowers are so big.


7 comments:

  1. Love your diplay of flowers in the old urns, so timeless and welcoming.
    I have no Viburnums but would love to try growing some, the Clematis is a gorgeous shade, and quite unusaul.
    You have a green thumb my friend.
    ~Jo

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  2. Catching up, Doc. :) Lovely flowers. Loved Grouchy's rose, too!
    Hope you're all doing well. Have a Happy Wednesday!

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  3. Lovely!!! Don't you find you feel better just having blooming flowers around??

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  4. Jo,
    They are nice plants and they love the moisture.

    Linda,
    Good to hear from you, I worry about your end of the country.

    Kim,
    Yes with our rainy climate it is nice to have flowers in and out of the house.

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  5. There are a couple of old earns like that in the garden to the big house, I have to be careful that the frost doesn't break then in winter. you have some really nice blooms there.

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  6. Rob,
    When we are going to have a bad winter I usually cover them in bubble wrap. Wouldn't want to lose them after all these years.

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