Wednesday, August 5, 2009

August 5th's Blooms


  1. Peggy, Could you please tell me what the white flower is?

    I picked on of those the first time I went there - and it lasted for over 2 weeks - and the buds came out as only had on bloom on it the day I picked it. I ended up with 5 blooms on it.

    Just beautiful

  2. Lisianthus, prairie gentian, is an annual with roselike flowers. Each blossom lasts for several weeks, and plants bloom nonstop.

    Cultivated types of lisianthus range from one to four feet tall, with two- to four-inch single or double flowers of white, pink, lavender, blue, deep rose, and cream. Some have white petals edged in a contrasting color. Plants set out in spring bloom until frost in fall

  3. Oh, thank you for the answer! I am just wild about those flowers...

  4. Could you please tell me what the pink (and purple?) flowers are in the second picture? At first I thought they were peonies but the foliage doesn't look like peony foliage.