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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A Few Final Flowers

The Hedychium 'Tara' that I posted about recently wasn't the only flower that I overlooked in my Bloom Day post. I thought I'd share a few more.


Dianthus caryophyllus 'Chomley Farran'

Just as pretty from the back as from the front

Reblooming Clematis


Hesperantha coccinea (formerly Schizostylis)


Panicum 'Rohtstrahlbusch' in afternoon sun (on probably the last sunny day of the fall)

15 comments:

  1. That Dianthus doesn't even look real but amazingly it is!

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  2. I noticed your Dianthus blooming beautifully when we toured your garden. Isn't that a cool bloom? Your reblooming clematis is glorious. Didn't know that they re named Schizostylis. Never fear, there will be a few flowers through the winter to hold us over until spring!

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  3. Rich, coordinating colors -- was that intentional? Beautiful.

    I need a clematis, come spring.

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  4. I just bought this Dianthus. It hasn't bloomed yet but it's such a gorgeous flower. I had Schizostylus or Kaffir Lily years ago and then got rid of it. Now I want it again. I'm weird like that. Great photos.

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  5. All are beautiful! The dianthus almost doesn't look real - it's enough to make me believe you were visited by garden fairies with paintbrushes.

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  6. Yes, the dianthus could be made of silk. Beautiful!

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  7. The ´Chomley Farran´ Dianthus is such a beauty. I made a note of it, may be I can find it here one day. The Schizotylus is also very nice, I had them once in my greenhouse, outside they are not hardy.

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  8. So much color so late in the season! That little dianthus looks like it was hand painted.

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  9. Oh I love that pink and clematis. I haven't seen a pink with that color before. I agree with Casa, it looks hand painted!

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  10. That's a lovely picture of the Panicum. I love reblooming Clematis!

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  11. I couldn't imagine a dianthus that looks like yours even existed. It is very pretty. And it is the first time I´ve seen Hesperantha coccinea, I like it a lot!

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  12. Some of my clematis are about to rebloom too - what a wonderful year it's been!
    I have never seen a Dianthus like that before, isn't it fascinating. Are these hardy with you Alison?

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  13. Wow, that dianthus is somethin' else! And the hesperantha (that I've never even heard of) is gorgeous. More things to add to my wish list. :)

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  14. Wonderful blooms and I do love the striping of the Dianthus. Amazing when clematis rebloom.

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