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Re: Blooming Today
  • Subject: Re: Blooming Today
  • From: "Daryl" <dp2413@comcast.net>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Apr 2011 15:27:27 -0400

You're as bad as I am. I'd forgotten to add Fothergilla and Kerria japonica to the list. Of course as soon as I looked out, I saw them.

I haven't inventoried the perennials and bulbs - those were just the woodies. We've got that nasty weed Vinca blooming, too, and Pansies and Salvia greggii, but I don't remember what else. I've been taking pictures of various flower forms and posting them on the gardening forum. I wish we could do that on Garden Chat, but here's a link. http://community.netscape.com/n/pfx/forum.aspx?tsn=1&nav=messages&webtag=ws-gardening&tid=199206 . Looking at the link reminds me that I also forgot the Calycanthus.

One of these days, I want to see Texas Bluebonnets blooming in person. California Poppies, too.

We've gotten a bunch of rain over the winter, but we're supposed to be droughty this summer. I heard on the news that Texas is already hurting.


----- Original Message ----- From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, April 09, 2011 2:16 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Blooming Today

Oxalis, that's what they are.  I knew I'd remember the name as soon as I
walked outside.  Green leaf & purple leaf varieties.

On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 1:02 PM, Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com> wrote:

Blackhaw viburnum, Spanish & French lavenders, roses of all descriptions,
all the salvia greggiis, bluebonnets, pansies, dianthus, snapdragons,
lobelia, portulaca, irises, the wood sorrel (shamrock type, real name
escapes me at the moment), a few late leucojums, vinca, ruellia, coreopsis
and probably a few other things I can't think of off the top of my head.
Now if we could just get some bloody rain.  Driest Spring I can ever

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