August 6th, 2011

NF-Lee's Gildor and Frodo

8-06 ~ High Summer Garden.

The fire-orange asiatic lilies in the detail above are finished, the orange daylilies are on the wane. Most of the roses are having downtime (the blooms are gone, but buds are forming that will open before summer's end). A few varietals still have not bloomed (eupatorium, sedum and most of the rudbeckia). But otherwise the garden has entered its high summer state: more flowers are out at once than at any other time, offering the greatest variety of form and colour.

Here are some views of the beds in what will probably be my last large-scale garden post.

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