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Post August 17th, 2011, 5:00 pm

A few more of the flowers.
Macleaya is 8 foot plus now.
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Close up of flower head
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Lavatera
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Post August 17th, 2011, 5:11 pm

Some of the plants our friend gave us, but not yet named.

Think this might be a hardy fuchsia
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Yellow flowers, purple/green leaves.
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No idea on this one
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Post August 17th, 2011, 5:19 pm

Nice pics Billy. The first two are fuschia, and the last is gooseneck loosestrife. I'm not sure what I'm looking at in the third - can you take a close-up? It might be a St. John's wort - there are many varieties.

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Post August 17th, 2011, 5:22 pm

Thanks very much GM. Will go and try for a better pic.
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Post August 17th, 2011, 5:32 pm

Hope this gives you a better look GM.

Much appreciate your help with the flower pics

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Post August 17th, 2011, 5:58 pm

I think it's Hypericum androsaemum 'Albury Purple' - purple St. John's wort. I thought it looked like a St. John's wort!

http://www.lazyssfarm.com/Plants/Shrubs ... purple.htm
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Post August 30th, 2011, 6:54 pm

The flower garden is slowing down now, but still some nice colour.

The main sitting area.
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Marjoram
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Don't know this one
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A double daisy
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Michelmas daisy
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Not known
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Garlic chives
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Varigated leaved nastursium
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Post August 31st, 2011, 5:57 pm

Like your sitting area, Billy. :good:

Looks very cozy.

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Post September 1st, 2011, 1:12 am

Wow Billy your sitting area looks very inviting!!! Your garden is getting better with every picture, your certainly have a green thumb!! :good: :clapping:
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Post September 2nd, 2011, 10:35 am

Billie,
I have just returned from a week long trip and was surprised to see my garlic chives blooming!!! Have had this particular pot of chives for over 3 years and this is the first bloom. So excited to see yours so I will know what to expect from mine.

Thanks for the photo and for sharing your beautiful garden with us.

Blessings,
Mary Ellen