July Bloomers

Lilium superbum Wm


Lilium superbum (Turk’s Cap Lily)


There are some real gems appearing in the July garden.

The Turk’s Cap lily is inherited, a glorious surprise.


Rose Pat Austin 002 Wm


Rose ‘Pat Austin’

Roses are in their prime right now.


Rose Alpine Sunset 003 Wm


Rose ‘Alpine Sunset’


Alstroemeria Princess Diana Wm


Alstroemeria ‘Princess Diana’


Cosmos atrosanguineus 'Chocamocha' Wm


Cosmos atrosanguineus ‘Chocamocha’

This one not only looks like chocolate, it smells like it too.


Campanula punctata 'Pantaloons' Wm


Campanula punctata ‘Pantaloons’


Penstemon Apple Blossom Wm


 Penstemon ‘Apple Blossom’


Dierama Guinevere 001 Wm


Dierama ‘Guinevere’ (Angel’s Fishing Rod)


 Up on the bank..


Cornus kousa 'Wieting's Select' 003 Wm


 Cornus kousa ‘Wieting’s Select’


Philadelphus 'Belle Etoile' Wm


 Philadelphus ‘Belle Etoile’

A shrub with a truly gorgeous scent.




 I thought I’d end with an update on progress over the last few days.

Not only has the heat been hard on the gardener, it’s baked the ground solid. Before long I’ll be adding a pick axe to the kit bag.



 Still to come Wm


 Last week


Progress Wm


 Last night.

 Slowly but surely.


Linking to Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day at May Dreams Gardens