Blooms of Late July

ladygladys(z5b/6a NEPA)July 26, 2013

Hi all! I hope everyone is having a break from that disgusting heatwave that killed my poor Iceland Poppy :(
Here are some things that survived the scorcher!

Balloon Flower

Sweet Sultan White & Pink

Moss Rose

Dwarf Red Coreopsis

Maltese Cross

Pink Hibiscus

Coreopsis

Zinnia

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ladyrose65

Very Pretty! Your garden is doing well! What is the Sultan flower?

    Bookmark   July 28, 2013 at 5:24PM
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caryltoo

Your flowers look great. And I, too, want to know about that sultan flower -- it's gorgeous and I've never heard of it before.

Caryl

    Bookmark   July 30, 2013 at 5:03AM
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ladygladys(z5b/6a NEPA)

Thanks ladyrose & caryl! Sweet sultan's scientific name is Centaurea moschata. It is an annual and the white one has a greater scent than the pink one. It's like a honeyed chocolate scent? Difficult to describe but it is one where you have to put your nose right next to it to smell it. The white one has already given me some seeds. So I will be ready for trades in the fall. If interested let me know so I can put some aside for you both.

    Bookmark   July 30, 2013 at 9:33PM
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ladyrose65

I will def. be interested Ladygladys. Just e-mail me what you might like. I have not updated my list, but I've got a lot of flower & veg. seeds.

    Bookmark   August 13, 2013 at 8:35PM
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