2nd year plants that are blooming this year(pics)

tomva(7-central virginia)May 17, 2011

RoseCampion and Foxglove

This bloomed very little last year,much nicer plant this year.It was supposed to be milkshake but seems to have reverted back a bit to whiteblush

Lavender just starting to bloom,I definetly love this plant,it is becoming one of my favorites..

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ripley529(z7a IL)

Very nice, love the rose campion with the foxglove. Is that mullein in the 2nd picture? How tall was that when it bloomed?

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 9:45AM
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linda_jo(Raleigh, NC 7b)

Absolutely beautiful! Did the rose campion bloom at all the first year? They will be worth the wait (and practically free!) Linda

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 10:11AM
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tomva(7-central virginia)

Ripley,it is a mullein and its exactly 4ft to top of spike,The seeds were labeled Verbascum Milkshake..Its one that I will definetly keep growing...I want to try and wintersow southern charm next year...

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 10:24AM
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tomva(7-central virginia)

linda the rosecampion didnt bloom for me at all the first year,but I agree it was worth the wait and my fav.word free

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 11:12AM
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sjc48

Very nice pictures, Tom! Love the Verbascum! Can anyone tell me-are verbascum/mullein perennials or biennials?

Shirley!

    Bookmark   May 17, 2011 at 11:35AM
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northerner_on(Z5A ONCanada)

So glad you posted these pics. I am growing Verbascum Milkshke this year (got the seeds in a trade) and I have great germination. It's good to know it's height. I am also growing 3 types of Rose campion - fuschia, white, and angel's blush so they should should be beautiful together. I am told they are biennials and will bloom the second year, but the fuschia and white are such great re-seeders you will probably never be without them. Nice photos.

    Bookmark   May 18, 2011 at 4:20AM
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