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favorite annuals

Posted by motria z5 Chicago (My Page) on
Thu, Sep 7, 06 at 23:04

Thought I'd share a few favorites..

sunflower 'moulin rouge'

this photo doesn't do justice to the electric blue of salvia patens

nicotiana langsdorfii

cosmos 'giant tetra trianon'

jewels of opar 'kingwood gold'


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RE: favorite annuals

  • Posted by remy 6WNY (My Page) on
    Sun, Sep 10, 06 at 21:10

Great photos! I really like that Sunflower. I have a Cambridge Blue Salvia that looks very similar to yours. It is a beautiful color, isn't it!
Remy


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  • Posted by motria z5 Chicago (My Page) on
    Fri, Sep 15, 06 at 11:57

My salvia is called "blue angel" from park's seed. I'll bet they're pretty much the same as the cambridge.

Here's a couple more groovy annuals. (Can you tell I had a lot of space to fill before the WSown perennials fill in my new beds?)

The ever statuesque cardoon (with amaranth behind) -

.. and unusual celosia 'cramer's amazon' (from johnny's selected seeds). It just started blooming this week, but the plants are taller than me and a gorgeous bi-color leaf.


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oh, very nice! I love 'sunnies' too-
but, for me, the last pic (celosia) is the 'best' :))

I love celosias- easy to w/s, beautiful strong plants, seeds easy to collect and they reseed! Just can't beat it!

thanks so much for posting,
Linda in Louisville


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Your Cosmos 'giant tetra trianon' has eye popping color!


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What a great garden you have, I love the mix.

Lucky me, I have seeds for Moulin Rouge for next year. Can't wait.

Mary


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  • Posted by motria z5 Chicago (My Page) on
    Sun, Sep 24, 06 at 19:51

Thanx for the compliments! I garden for my own enjoyment, but sure appreciate the occasional pat on the back. :-)


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