As spring blooms fade, summer plants are coming on. Perennials emerge from the ground, just as the gardener despairs of seeing them for another season. Scattered seeds come into bloom in warmer days. Winter blossoms wind down.
Clockwise from Upper Left:
Persian Shield back from the dead. Larkspur blooms with Rose Campion and Laura Bush petunias, all from scattered seeds.
'Blood of China' is the last Camellia to bloom. Heat takes out the blossoms. Cool cloudy days extended bloom time into May this year. Silene at bottom left is from scattered seeds, dramatic against Loropetalum.
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