Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, May 2009

Please check out what is blooming all over at May Dreams Gardens.

Here is what is blooming in my garden.
Woolly butterfly bush. The flies love this plant, oddly.
woolly butterfly bush

Argentinian butterfly bush.
Argentinian butterfly bush

Butterfly bush (buddleia) in peacock.
butterfly bush


Some blue flower that volunteered. Is it cornflower?
Bloom Day May 2009

Texas tuberose sent up a couple of shoots.
texas tuberose

Bicolor iris are putting on a show in the front yard.

And I was happy to see the columbines blooming that I planted last year.

Also blooming: Salvia coccinea, Salvia ballotiflora (blue shrub sage), white potato vine, yarrow, mutabilis rose, Salvia greggii, blackfoot daisy, pink skullcap, esperanza, and four-nerve daisy.


  1. katina

    May 15, 2009 at 12:26 pm

    Yeah, I’m going to go with Blue Cornflower.

  2. Jenny

    May 15, 2009 at 1:13 pm

    That artichoke is gorgeous. Too good to eat.

  3. Bonnie

    May 15, 2009 at 2:33 pm

    I have one of the Argentinian butterfly bushes and I just love it. My first year to have it.

  4. Iris/Society Garlic, Austin

    May 15, 2009 at 10:20 pm

    That artichoke is incredible–beautiful photo! My butterfly iris were showing off earlier this week but refused to bloom today. You have a great bloom day group!

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