Archive for the ‘daylilies’ Category

Cool plants for heat/pond tour to cool off your garden

Thursday, May 31st, 2012 Posted in Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Tours, Zac Zamora, bees, butterflies, cats, daylilies, destinations, disease, drought, fountain, garden bloggers, garden design, lawn replace, native plants, ponds, tomatoes, vegetables, water features, water lilies, wildflowers, wildlife | 19 Comments »

Did you know that we have another native Texas hibiscus? I sure didn’t until I was at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s sale last fall and nabbed this Hibiscus martianus. It was tiny and possibly not cold-hardy, so I protected ...

Bloomfest in my garden for Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day!

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 Posted in Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, Late spring flowers, daylilies, native plants | 26 Comments »

After more rain in recent weeks than in the first four months of 2011, my east Austin, Texas garden joyously celebrates Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day!  Daylilies keep coming, day after day. ‘Patrick’ abutilon’s little lanterns light up part shady spots near ...

Blooming for Wildlife!

Thursday, May 10th, 2012 Posted in Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Late spring flowers, bees, butterflies, crafts, daylilies, deer, garden design, native plants, pruning, shade plants, wildlife | 6 Comments »

My namesake bloomed this week! In 2008, I couldn’t resist a try at the Asiatic lily ‘Linda’.  Her visit is brief, but worth it for that vibrant golden orange, just lovely against the last of the larkspurs. This daylily in the den ...

Garlic galore, peach tree disease, success with seeds, on tour in Jarrell

Thursday, September 8th, 2011 Posted in Pet of the Week, Seeds, bulbs, daylilies, disease, fall plants, fruit trees, garden bloggers, garden design, garden projects, wildlife | 16 Comments »

Well, what do you know? My oxblood lilies didn’t let me down in the toughest weather year of my life. Sure, it won’t be a blockbuster performance this round. But they’ve seen worse since Scott Ogden notes their Texas foothold in ...