27 kesäkuuta 2017

Floral Bliss #27

Rosa rugosa 'Belle Poitevine'
The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Rosa pimpinellifolia 'Ruskela' is blooming soon for the first time.
I have got it as a small root sprout.

In spite of rainy days, many plants are beginning to bloom:
in pink as roses, in blue as geraniums, in yellow as hemerocallis...

Paeonia lactiflora 'Edulis Superba'

Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.
- Bill Watterson

There's going to be a lot of reading this summer!

Probably Geranium x magnificum



Meconopsis gambrica - The Welsh poppy
Meconopsis betonicifolia - only two buds...
Tradescantia Andersoniana Group
I have these in many colors, this one had self seeded between pavement tiles...
Plantago media
The white Centaurea montana is not as aggressive as the blue one
Rosa rugosa 'Zwerg'

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24 kesäkuuta 2017

Green Happiness

Hosta 'Halcyon' is my favourite - low with beautiful grey green leaves

This week we have got sun and rain. Everything grows so vigorously.
I love different shapes of leaves and different shades of green, the blooms are not that important.
I gathered here some examples of my wild garden = my green happiness ❤︎

Spiraea japonica’Goldmound’ would not need any of its pink flowers!

The yellow Meconopsis cambrica self seeds wherever it likes!
On the foreground Hosta sieboldiana 'Elegans'
Veratrum viride - Viherpärskäjuuri

This long flower bed is a bit empty for I have donated plants to my daughter






Late on Thursday evening there was this fantastic double rainbow ❤︎
I have never seen this great and the light was absolutely surreal on the tree tops.



There is going to be some blooming too!