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Old June 30th, 2009, 04:28 PM
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More Garden Photos!

So I've finally taken a few more photos. Unfortunately some of them were blurred so I don't have that many :sad:

The first two are of my Balloon Flower, and the third is one of my dwarf Asiatic Lilies.
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Old June 30th, 2009, 04:30 PM
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Another photo of my Asiatic Lilies. I don't know what the second one is, my grandmother planted it a number of years ago. The last one is a variety of stonecrop groundcover.
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Old June 30th, 2009, 04:33 PM
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Beautiful,I too have a Balloon flower,but it's blue,I just love them.
Your Lillies are beautiful,mine are not blooming yet..
I don't know what your ground Covers are,but they are really pretty
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Old June 30th, 2009, 04:33 PM
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First one is my Mexican Evening Primrose - so pretty but can be invasive!
Again I don't know what the second one is! And the third one is my Butterfly Blue Pincushion Flower.
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Old June 30th, 2009, 04:35 PM
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And lastly, another variety of pincushion flower - but I can't remember the name. It's a soft pink colour.
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I love the looks of the pincushion flowers! Do they bloom long? Are they hard to grow?

Beautiful flowers, EofF!
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Old June 30th, 2009, 09:25 PM
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EOF the yellow ones are evenimg primrose! nice pics!
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Old June 30th, 2009, 09:40 PM
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Your pinkish flower you don't know what it is looks like a Dianthus. There are many varieties. I love that one.
hazel - Pincushion Flowers are easy to grow if you get them in the right spot and right soil. They like full light. I never find they bloom long enough to make me happy. But they are an unusual plant.
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What a lovely garden!

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I don't know anything about the Pin-Cushion flower,but it is very pretty!
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Thanks for the ID's (and the compliments), guys!

hazel, I found the pincushion flower very easy to grow. I planted it in full sun, in pretty average soil (but I've since moved it to an area with richer soil). I actually find mine bloom fairly long, from June until August, sometimes early September! But I guess it depends on your area. I like it because it grows very compactly - in 3 or 4 years it has hardly gotten any larger, but it does produce a lot of blooms.
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Very pretty flowers, endoffashion , I love primroses.

I have never heard of pincushion flowers before, I'll have to get some info to see if I can plant them in my garden, they are so pretty.
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