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Blooms of Late July

Posted by ladygladys z5b/6a NEPA (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 26, 13 at 23:09

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
Balloon Flower photo 07-16-13002_zpscee6df99.jpg

Sweet Sultan White & Pink
White Sweet Sultan photo SweetSultan_zpsef1bb9a4.jpg

 photo PinkSweetSultan_zpsb3f52913.jpg

Moss Rose
Moss Rose photo MossRose_zps2bd929fe.jpg

Dwarf Red Coreopsis
Dwarf Red Plains Coreopsis photo DwarfRedCoreopsis_zps6e8a1afd.jpg

Maltese Cross
Maltese Cross photo 07-24-13001_zps5e87d4e6.jpg

Pink Hibiscus
Pink Hibiscus photo PinkHibiscus_zps043353da.jpg

Coreopsis
Coreopsis photo Coreopsis_zps53e2cee7.jpg

Zinnia
Yellow Zinnia photo YellowZinnia_zps1ac5c7ba.jpg


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RE: Blooms of Late July

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


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RE: Blooms of Late July

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


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RE: Blooms of Late July

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.


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RE: Blooms of Late July

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.


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