Some more August pix...

Joyce(Zone 7b LI, NY)August 10, 2005

The 'Jungle' Garden

Toad Lilies...

Another Toad Lily, not blooming yet but who cares with this foliage??

A jumble of Foliage...yeah who needs blooms??!

Roscoea purpurea

Rattlesnake Orchids

Hosta 'Tattoo'

And everyone needs a flashy (if not gaudy) flower now and then!

Thanks for looking!

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teska01

I like the combination of your plants - shades of gree foliage and flowering plants! So refreshing and relaxing. Lovely.
Thanks for posting your photos.
Teresa

    Bookmark   August 11, 2005 at 1:48AM
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cailinriley(z3 Calgary AB)

Hosta 'Tattoo' is now on my wish list. I always enjoy "visiting" your garden; thanks for sharing.

    Bookmark   August 11, 2005 at 1:58AM
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NikkoBlue(8b GA)

There is nothing toadly about that lily.... more princes like, I'd say, with that beauty!

    Bookmark   August 11, 2005 at 2:02PM
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rosemariero(Z9 SW SUNDiegoCA)

Gorgeous shots, Joyce! Cool & refreshing too!

~Rosemarie

    Bookmark   August 11, 2005 at 9:55PM
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bevga(7B)

Beautiful garden. Thanks for sharing. Love the foliage shots!

    Bookmark   August 11, 2005 at 9:57PM
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puddle_of_mud(NC - zone 7)

Yup, I wanta Tattoo hosta too!
Beautiful photos!

    Bookmark   August 12, 2005 at 2:16PM
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anitabryk2(Long Island z6b)

Great pics. How do you over winter your Banana and your terestrial orchid?

    Bookmark   August 12, 2005 at 4:54PM
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Joyce(Zone 7b LI, NY)

Thanks everyone!

Anita, it's a hardy (to zone 6) Banana: Musa basjoo...stays in the ground all year.
All I do it put 3 lawn bags of leaves around the trunk in the fall, to mulch it for the winter.

The terrestrial orchid is completely hardy too, no mulch needed. :)

    Bookmark   August 12, 2005 at 10:28PM
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