Annuals forum: Some Mid August Blooms

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Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
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Joannabanana
Aug 15, 2010 2:23 PM CST
Penstemon Giganteus P.hartwegii
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Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Joannabanana
Aug 15, 2010 2:26 PM CST
SchizanthusThumb of 2010-08-15/Joannabanana/060844
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Joannabanana
Aug 15, 2010 2:32 PM CST
A few different colours (Part Shade in window boxes & mixed containers)Thumb of 2010-08-15/Joannabanana/68857a
Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
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kqcrna
Aug 15, 2010 6:00 PM CST
Beautiful, Joanne. That penstemon is really something.

Karen
Ontario, Canada (Zone 6a)
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Steven
Aug 16, 2010 12:38 PM CST
Stunning! When did you start the penstemon? I've tried it before but I think I started it too late because it never bloomed.
Name: Linda
Carmel, IN (Zone 5a)
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mom2goldens
Aug 16, 2010 8:51 PM CST
All are beautiful, Joanne. That penstemon is especially stunning!
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Joannabanana
Aug 16, 2010 9:45 PM CST
Thanks all. I think I started the penstemon Mid March. These are all from seed. Shockwave Blue Denim, Opera Supreme Pink Morn, Limenchello Yellow, Brachome Daisy, Alternathera and BacopaThumb of 2010-08-17/Joannabanana/287997
Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
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CarolineScott
Aug 17, 2010 8:55 AM CST
Your flowers and how you arrange them are spectacular.
Show us more when you have time.
Caroline
Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
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kqcrna
Aug 17, 2010 9:37 AM CST
Beautiul, Joanne. You are the Queen of Containers!

Karen
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Joannabanana
Aug 18, 2010 9:51 PM CST
Thumb of 2010-08-19/Joannabanana/424db2

Here's a cosmo.

Looks like I have to resize the pictures
Ontario, Canada (Zone 6a)
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Steven
Aug 19, 2010 2:35 PM CST
I really like that Cosmo with the Lavatera and Petunia(?). You always have such great combinations!
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Joannabanana
Aug 21, 2010 9:01 AM CST
The pink flower in the background of the cosmo is a perennial Fleabane. and yes, there is a white lavatera
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Joannabanana
Aug 22, 2010 7:46 AM CST
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Here is a zinnia...might be Giant Cactus, but not sure
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Joannabanana
Aug 22, 2010 7:49 AM CST
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Lavatera
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Joannabanana
Aug 22, 2010 7:53 AM CST
This year, my garden has a lot of pinkThumb of 2010-08-22/Joannabanana/b42e3f
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Joannabanana
Aug 22, 2010 7:58 AM CST
Thumb of 2010-08-22/Joannabanana/e62b5a Here's some stronger colours
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Region: Canadian Charter ATP Member Seed Starter Roses
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Container Gardener Vegetable Grower Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters
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Joannabanana
Aug 22, 2010 9:24 AM CST
Thumb of 2010-08-22/Joannabanana/b0b6eb Here's some reds
Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
Forum moderator I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cut Flowers Winter Sowing Charter ATP Member Seed Starter
Echinacea Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: Ohio Region: United States of America Butterflies Hummingbirder
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kqcrna
Aug 22, 2010 12:48 PM CST
All beautiful, Joanne.

Karen
Name: Linda
Carmel, IN (Zone 5a)
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mom2goldens
Aug 22, 2010 4:45 PM CST
Just beautiful....your containers are so lush and full. Love all of the pink, too!
Ontario, Canada (Zone 6a)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Container Gardener Enjoys or suffers cold winters Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Orchids
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Steven
Aug 23, 2010 9:13 PM CST
So well planned! I really need to start doing that more. The zinnia is so nice, I've always liked the cactus types. Do you have a picture of the fleabane?

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