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Summer Flowers


By alextb


With Summer nearing it’s end for 2011 (sorry, but it’s true), I have decided to show off some pictures of what I have and had growing in my garden in Summer 2011.

This may be a long blog, so apologies in advance.

Pink Buddleia

Yellow Cape Daisy

White Cape Daisy

White Carnation

White Chrysanthemum

White Cosmos

Pink Cosmos

Mini Dahlia

Pink Fuschia

Rosemary (one neighbour said it is the best she has tasted.)


Pink Allium


African Corn Lily

Red Honeysuckle

Ladybird Larvae on Rosemary

Purple Lupin

Geranium “Splish Spash”

Purple Planter

Purple Ageratum

Orchid Primrose

Yellow Californian Poppy

Orange Nasturtium



Pink Poppy

White Rose

Red Roses

Yellow Roses


Balloon Flower

Bumble Bee on Pink Buddleia

Miniature Sunflower


White Chrysanthemum

White Hollyhock


Pink Lilies


Jacob’s Ladder

Burgundy Hollyhock

Pink Lily


Pink Phlox


Purple and White Petunia

Finally! THE END!

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What lovely pictures. You have a lot going on. I prefer to think of it as midsummer with some lovely days going into september and a long beautiful autumn. How ever I am already planning for next year and making a list of what has to move and what I can do better. In the mean time I am enjoying every sunshiny hour.

4 Aug, 2011


Plenty of colour and variety, summers not over just yet, lets hang to August and enjoy it.

4 Aug, 2011


lovely plants and great colour, i really like the californian poppy, the lilies and the jacobs ladder

4 Aug, 2011


You have some lovely plants. Nice photos for you to look at in the depth of winter.

4 Aug, 2011


Thank you for sharing, I am always happy to look at other people's plants and gardens.

4 Aug, 2011


Not too long at all. Loved it - you've got some smashers there Alex. Just think, in the depths of winter when you can't get into your garden (nothing's growing there anyway), you can sit and look at these and cheer yourself up. There's always the next summer to look forward to!!

4 Aug, 2011


You have some beauties there Alex and although its terrible here today, I`m optimistically hoping for more lovely days so we can still admire and enjoy life outside...

4 Aug, 2011


Great pictures of very healthy looking plants, but dont dismiss looking forward to an indian summer so to speak.

4 Aug, 2011


Your garden is a credit to you Alex and what beauties you have wonderful roses and adore those cosmos.

4 Aug, 2011


rainy here today , but its only august so live in hope of more sun .................... lovely pics there

5 Aug, 2011


Thank you everyone. It has taken a lot of hard work, as many of you would know.

Hopefully we will all see more hot Sun.

5 Aug, 2011


Wow what a super lot of flowers Alex they are lovely!

5 Aug, 2011


Thank you.

6 Aug, 2011


I forgot to add one picture, which have just added. One of my favourite petunias, and I forgot to add it.

It has been added to the bottom.

6 Aug, 2011


Hi Alex, you have some lovely plants there. I love your pink buddleia, do you know its name? :-)

8 Aug, 2011


The box said DavidII, but the pictures I have seen on google of DavidII look nothing like this one.

I have never seen a "sparkly" looking one before.

8 Aug, 2011


That's why I wanted to know which it was, it looks amazing, not like any I've seen:-)

8 Aug, 2011

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