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Some more August pix...

Posted by Joyce Zone 7b LI, NY (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 10, 05 at 22:05

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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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


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


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


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Gorgeous shots, Joyce! Cool & refreshing too!

~Rosemarie


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


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Yup, I wanta Tattoo hosta too!
Beautiful photos!


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


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  • Posted by Joyce Zone 7b LI, NY (My Page) on
    Fri, Aug 12, 05 at 22:28

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. :)


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