Thursday, September 03, 2009
What an odd summer we've had. Cool days and scorching hot days, but the humidity has been fairly constant. I still have a few late daylilies trying to extend the summer season. I staggered my gladiolus to enjoy some later bloom. Oddly, my hibiscus, which are heat-loving, seem to be doing quite well.
Posted by The Pansy Bastard™ at 7:14 AM
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This daylily was planted in 2006, and took the typical three years to get to blooming size, but I think it was well worth the wait! While you see tons of oranges and yellows in the market as well as in landscapes everywhere, most of them don't have a nice eyezone or different colored sepals. Plus, this thing is HUGE! AND, it's a late one. This is the first of a tons of blooms to come. If you don't know, the reason they are called daylilies is that each flower lasts for ONE day, but it has a number of buds on the flower scapes, so they can bloom for weeks at a time. Most of them bloom from June through the end of July here, so I am pleased to have one start later.
Posted by The Pansy Bastard™ at 8:25 PM