Bloom Day – July 2009

Annabelle hydrangea and red baneberry
Midsummer means showy blooms and berries, like Annabelle hydrangeas and red baneberry:

  • Lizard tail (Saururus cernuus)
  • Pickerel weed (Pontederia cordata)
  • Water lily
  • Annabelle hydrangea
  • Oakleaf hydrangeas

  • Oakleaf hydrangea
  • Echinacea

  • Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
  • Pale purple coneflower (Echinacea pallida)
  • Culver's root

  • Culver’s root (Veronicastrum virginicum)
  • Celandine poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum)
  • Indian pink (Spigelia marilandica)
  • Marsh phlox

  • Marsh phlox (Phlox glaberrima)
  • Snapdragon
  • Petunia
  • Calendula
  • Hosta blooms

  • Hosta
  • Daylily
  • Lavender “Blue Cushion”
  • Oregano
  • Thyme
  • Cucumber
  • Raspberry


  • Raspberry
  • Baby cukes

  • Cucumber
  • Red baneberry (Actaea rubrea)
  • Solomon's plume berries

  • Solomon’s plume (Maianthemum racemosum)
  • Blue false indigo (Baptisia australis)
  • Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus)

5 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Katxena on July 15, 2009 at 11:59 am

    I’ve never heard of baneberry. Thanks for posting that — I learned something!


  2. Posted by lakechicagoshores on July 15, 2009 at 12:26 pm

    Red baneberry is a fun shade plant – the foliage is attractive and the berries are a knockout. There’s a white Actaea, also known as “Doll’s Eyes”, but I find a cluster of little eyeballs to be just a little too creepy to plant.


  3. You have a lot of nice natives in your garden. I enjoyed your pictures! ~~Rhonda


  4. Lovely! We had so many of the same blooms.


  5. That cucumber is de-vine 😛


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: