Blooms for Friday

July 15, 2011

Happy Friday everyone. 

I was away for about five days, and found a few more things blooming when I got back. It's amazing to see how much things can change in our gardens after only that much time. The shasta daisies are getting into the full swing of summer, as are the rose campions. 

My back border is full of buds on the daylilies.  And I can look forward to the perennial phlox in the weeks to come. 

Here's what's going on today:

Leucanthemum x superbum 'Snowdrift'
double shasta daisies beside 'Neon Blaze' spirea
allium just starting to open
side border with white rose campion lychnis
in foreground
little back steps garden with
magenta rose campion lychnis
Hemerocallis 'Stella d'Oro' daylily
Leucanthemum x superbum 'Snow Lady'
dwarf shasta daisy
back border with lots of green
There are links to wonderful garden blogs at May Dreams Gardens. It's fun to see what other gardeners have blooming on the 15th of each month. I'm also linking up with Tootsie over at Fertilizer Friday today. 


  1. Very lush and pretty. I love crazy daisies!

  2. Very pretty and way more than a few. Lovely gardens.
    Cher Sunray Gardens

  3. Very pretty and I love your daisy/spirea combination. Happy GBBD!

  4. Very pretty and lush looking.

  5. Some wonderful stuff here Diane! Those shasta daisies are magnificent! Love your photograph of Hemerocallis 'Stella d'Oro'.


  6. The Haemerocallis is gorgeous. I love the daisies and your beds look fabulous!
    Happt GBBD :)

  7. The shasta daisies look so refreshing. I've never had them but you have inspired me to find a place for them...somewhere in my garden! My daylilies are finished but it's nice to visit yours. Happy Bloom Day!

  8. Your garden is just lovely. It looks like such a happy place.

  9. All so lovely. I like that you put in little name tags for your garden. I should do that as there are a couple plants that I don't remember the names of though I know what kind of plant they are. It would be nice to know the names though.

  10. Don't you love this time of year--with surprises in the garden every day? Your garden looks lovely; the rose campion is a beauty.

  11. I enjoyed seeing what's blooming your way. Your beds are looking awesome!

  12. It is amazing how a garden can change in a matter of a few days. i love your combination of a pink spirea and white daisy. Your garden is looking just great. Enjoy the weekend!

  13. Diane, Your garden looks beautiful. I love the rose campion and your border full of green - it's so lush. I know you are looking forward to your daylilies blooming - the daylilies are the rulers of my gardens right now!

  14. Diane, I love that shasta daisy-spirea combination. Whenever I'm away for a few days, I always rush around as soon as I get home to see what's in bloom. Isn't this a wonderful time, when there is so much happening in the garden and so much more still to come? -Jean

  15. blog hopping & came across your blog...i host a garden party on thursday's & would love to have you link up! xoxo, tracie

  16. thanks for linking in this week. I am always in awe of all the different flowers everyone flaunts. It is a pleasure to tour and see all the gorgeous blooms...and I always enjoy stopping by here! I hope you will link in again soon!
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