I thought I would join with this „meme“ (not really a meme) of posting pictures of blooms in the garden every 15th of the month hosted by May Dreams Garden. Maybe it will encourage me to post more regularly.
We didn’t have any frosts here in the lower regions of Switzerland yet, so most of the plants are still well and alive. This will change presumably next week.
So let’s start with Arbutus unedo ‚Compacta‘, which is a dependable bloomer.
The fruit ripens when Arbutus starts flowering.
Bulbine bulbosa self-seeded. I think I grew this Australian native two years ago, it didn’t survive winter, but two self-seeded plants grew to the flowering stage this year.
This tall Cosmea flopped over recently. It will be probably gone by next week’s frost.
I planted this Dalea bicolor this year and it’s already flowering! Will it survive our wet winter, though?
A hot pink, random Delosperma bloom.
This Zauschneria (Epilobium) californica ‚Western Hills‘ is a champ. It is blooming since early summer and looked stunning for a long time. I want more of it!
The last of the Kniphofias still blooming: Kniphofia ‚Mango Popsicle‘. It glows from miles away. Beautiful!
Mahonia media ‚Winter Sun‘ smells so good when it’s warm and sunny. But I’m a bit disappointed with the pale flower color.
Tiny blooms on Muehlenbeckia axillaris (it counts!). It grows well together with Coprosma acerosa var. brunnea. They’re a great combination. Color pop from a Coprosma berry.
Ricinus is still standing and blooming.
Last but not least: Rosemary.
That’s it for my garden besides a couple of weeds blooming;)