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Post your flowers!!! Native or non-native :D

 
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Pink-eyed purple hulls... or is it vice versa?
 
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joe pye weed I planted in my 'drainage ditch'
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Rostov sunflower heirloom flowering with two Russian Giant growing in background.

Plus my current go to weed for adding to garden beds as compost, prostrate knotweed with it's white flower.
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Rostov sunlower, plus 2 Manmouth Russian sunflowers still growing.
Rostov sunlower, plus 2 Manmouth Russian sunflowers still growing.
 
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I love the unexpected beauty of some of these, like tomatillos.
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Sunflower that hitched a ride in the horse manure for the 3 Sisters bed
Sunflower that hitched a ride in the horse manure for the 3 Sisters bed
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Comfrey
Comfrey
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Star jasmine - the scent is intoxicating
Star jasmine - the scent is intoxicating
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Columbine - excited to get seeds from this one this year
Columbine - excited to get seeds from this one this year
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Tomatillo
Tomatillo
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Calendula
Calendula
 
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I've always loved these Blackberry Lilies that grow wild on the farm in this one little thicket by a creek.
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Beautiful flowers! I love seeing what people have in bloom.

I grow a LOT of flowers. I could fill pages here with flowers! I grow them for beauty, for cutting, for pollinators, for herbalism, for all kinds of reasons. But I'll keep it under control and just show off three beauties that are blooming in my yard right now.

The first is a poppy. I planted the seeds last year. This year had a volunteer. I think this seed came from Seed Savers Exchange?

Next is Forget-Me-Nots. The colour just knocks me over--it's one of the truest blues I've ever seen in a flower. These I also planted last year from seed, but got quite a few volunteers this year.

Last is a hollyhock. I usually start a couple from seed each year, and then put them in the garden to bloom the following year, as they're biennials. I use a package of mixed colours, so I never know what colour I'll get until it blooms. I adore this colour--kind of raspberry wine.
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Heidi Schmidt wrote:Beautiful flowers! I love seeing what people have in bloom.

I grow a LOT of flowers. I could fill pages here with flowers! I grow them for beauty, for cutting, for pollinators, for herbalism, for all kinds of reasons. But I'll keep it under control and just show off three beauties that are blooming in my yard right now.

The first is a poppy. I planted the seeds last year. This year had a volunteer. I think this seed came from Seed Savers Exchange?

Next is Forget-Me-Nots. The colour just knocks me over--it's one of the truest blues I've ever seen in a flower. These I also planted last year from seed, but got quite a few volunteers this year.

Last is a hollyhock. I usually start a couple from seed each year, and then put them in the garden to bloom the following year, as they're biennials. I use a package of mixed colours, so I never know what colour I'll get until it blooms. I adore this colour--kind of raspberry wine.



I got right on Seed Savers and ordered that Poppy!  Wow!
 
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I have these flowers blooming in my wildflower area. They grew naturally in dry and acidic soil. Sure I will collect the seeds and spread them around.
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More new wildflowers blooming:
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Goldenrods
Goldenrods
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Bloom the 2nd time this year. I saw monarchs arriving recently.
Bloom the 2nd time this year. I saw monarchs arriving recently.
 
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Cool find at a nursery in Ohio. Lemon A Peel blackeyed Susan vine is what it was sold as
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