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Apr 6, 2020 6:30 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Let's all share what's been going on in our wildflower garden with each other! Post pictures, tell each other about it, or just talk about wildflowers!

Happy gardening! Thumbs up
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Apr 6, 2020 8:44 PM CST
Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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The bluebonnets are finishing up blooming and setting seed pods.
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Herbertia just started; aren't they the prettiest?
Hurray!
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Apr 6, 2020 10:17 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Oh my goodness definitely @piksihk! They are BEAUTIFUL! Keep up the good work!

Happy gardening Thumbs up
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Apr 6, 2020 10:19 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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My red maids have already started to die out. In case you haven't seen the pics before: (of when they were in bloom)


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Apr 9, 2020 10:42 AM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
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Spring wildflowers coming up
Trout-lily
Bloodroot
spring beauty



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Apr 9, 2020 11:04 AM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Wow! Those are beautiful @gardengus! My favorite one that you showed us is the Trout Lily. It's magnificent. Big Grin
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Apr 9, 2020 12:52 PM CST
Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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Kim @Fredenburg, thanks for opening my eyes to red maid! Never heard of them... such lovely color blooms.
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Apr 9, 2020 12:57 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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No problem! They are definitely one of my favorites.
Scarlet Pimpernel (Lysimachia arvensis) Red Maids (Calandrinia ciliata) and Lily (Lilium lancifolium) are probably my top three favorites.
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May 8, 2020 2:02 PM CST
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
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out looking for .......well not exactly wild flowers

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geranium


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Ahh yes there they are


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Lunch Drooling
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May 8, 2020 2:47 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Wow! They're beautiful Gus! The geraniums and the phlox in particular. I just love all of the bright colors!
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May 30, 2020 9:58 AM CST
Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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Wine cups And bachelor buttons with verbena and Lace flower
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“For even the Son of Man/Jesus did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.””
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May 30, 2020 10:01 AM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Wow! The wine cups and the bachelor buttons are so pretty Betsy!
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Jul 5, 2020 4:40 PM CST
Name: AnnMarie
Between Chicago and Joliet (Zone 5b)
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Hello. Here are some plants native to my region I love having in my garden.

It is monarch time in the garden, and the Joe Pye Weed isn't even blooming yet. The Asclepias tuberosa has been a great source of nectar for visiting monarchs and a pollinator magnet.

Baptisia alba growing with Silphium terebinthinaceum. The Silphium comes from a tiny seedling that was sprouting. It was my volunteer job many years ago to weed the native plant garden at the museum so I took this out of place One inch tall native and nurtured it until it had strength to fill its spot. That garden had the second best honey ever.
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Opuntia humifusa, found all over in the Indiana Dunes and now my yard.
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Asclepias sulivantii and Aclepias tuberosa, not something one would find together in the wild. Monarchs don't mind.
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I love the intense orange of Asclepias tuberosa. Reminds me of driving in Indiana, but not as much as the Silphium terebinthinaceum, that is iconic to our landscape.
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Jul 5, 2020 6:30 PM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Wow! Such beautiful flowers AnnMarie!
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Jul 6, 2020 1:43 PM CST
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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
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Yes, very lovely indeed!!! Smiling
Wildflowers are the Smiles of Nature.
Gardening with Texas Native Plants and Wildflowers.
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Jul 6, 2020 10:11 PM CST
Name: AnnMarie
Between Chicago and Joliet (Zone 5b)
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Thank you. I love growing prairie plants. Our wildflowers are very wonderful. They are magnets for pollinators, butterflies, humming birds, all sorts of other birds. Best part is I really don't have to worry about watering my plants.

My Cardinal Flower Lobelia is about to bloom and cultivar of a native hibiscus to our area is forming buds.
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Jul 7, 2020 9:02 AM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Sempervivoides said:Best part is I really don't have to worry about watering my plants.


Very true! They have extremely low or even no maintenance, yet they still produce beautiful flowers!
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Jul 14, 2020 9:32 AM CST
Name: Amy
Capon Bridge, WV (Zone 6b)
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@Sempervivoides, jealous! I missed the chance to take a picture of my blooms :doh:. After years of nothing, I had 4 this year!

My wildflowers-
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Jul 14, 2020 10:11 AM CST
Name: Kim
Black Hills, SD (Zone 5a)
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Those daisies are beautiful!
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Jul 14, 2020 12:20 PM CST
Name: Amy
Capon Bridge, WV (Zone 6b)
Herbs Native Plants and Wildflowers Region: West Virginia
Thank you! I've recently trimmed them back and another batch looks about ready to pop up. Hurray!
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