Gallery of positives

It’s another of those days, when, despite real excitement at the prospect of a woman US President, the news has been mostly about ghastly events around the world, especially in Syria.  So, to buck up, I decided to go outside and take a photograph of what’s looking good in the garden, despite hot temperatures and no rain.  Enough moaning, I said.

Crocosmia 716

Unknown crocosmia blooming beautifully in the bucket I stuffed it in and never re-planted, Tostat, July 2016

Artichoke 716

Artichoke flower, nearly-O Flower of Scotland, Tostat, July 2016

Dahlia Twynings After Eight 2 716

It’s the dark chocolate that does it, Dahlia ‘Twynings after Eight’, Tostat, July 2017

Dianthus amurensis Siberian Blues 716

Dianthus amurensis ‘Siberian Blues’ growing where it is hottest and driest, Tostat, July 2016

Hedychium gardnerianum 716

It only lasts a day or so, Hedychium gardnerianum, Tostat, July 2016

Salvia Embers Wish 2 716

New to me this year, and so pretty, the Australian Salvia ‘Ember’s Wish’, Tostat, July 2016

Abutilon pictum 716

Abutilon pictum close-up, Tostat, July 2017

Pelargonium Ardens 716

So tiny, and so fabulous, Pelargonium x ardens, Tostat, July 2016

 

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