Thursday, December 15, 2016

New Years parade for 2015-16 Quince Garden flowers continues...Leontice ewersmanni (L-R)

Leontice ewersmanni
Each of these plants has a story: sometimes a very LOOOOOONG story, so I shall leave them be to be admired for their elegance of form and lovely colors. (Btw: high today 56F, high Saturday 11F!--don't even ASK about the lows...)

Leptodermis oblonga

Lilium bulbiferum v. croceum

Lilium henryi

Lilium martagon album

Lilium x Orientpet cv.

Melica ciliata

Moltkia petraea

Muscari aucheri

Narcissus 'Peeping Tom'

Narcissus x jonquilla 'Sun Disc'

Narcissus nanus

Nepeta musinii

Onopordon acanthium
I realize the thought of a Scotch Thistle in the middle of a rock garden make strike terror in tender hearts...but some of us love all things Scots! And all things Carduaceous.

Origanum 'Kent Beauty

Origanum acutidens

Origanum 'Suendermannii'

Random oregano seedling and blood grass

Orostachys malacophyllus

Paeonia mlokosewitchii

Paeonia officinalis 'Anemonuiflora'

Paeonia peregrina

Paeonia tenuifolia

Papaver orientale seedlings

Papaver tauricolum

Pediocactus despainii

Phlox bifida

Phlox divaricata 'Blue Moon'

Pinellia tripartita

Polemonium reptans

Polygonatum biflorum 'Florrisant'

Polygonatum hirtum

Portulaca grandiflora cvs (not above a bit of color...)

Primula elatior

Primula elatior

Pulsatilla patens (this one is actually in the Children's garden at DBG, but couldn't resist including it)

Putoria calabrica

Ranunculus gramineus

Even a few rhodies...

Ribes x gordonianum

Sempervivella (Rosularia) sedoides

Rumex scutatus 'Silvershield'


  1. Lots of beauties there-- esp love teh Nepeta on the wall, and of course the Pedio :)

    1. Thank you, Cohan! Good to have remembrances when the temperatures plummet!


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