Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Sunny Solstice

Blythe Spirit rose, wild daisy, alchemilla in the Rose garden.

Mystery Dianthus. A velvety almost black dianthus with magenta spots and pink edging.
My Mom received a flower bouquet which included a few of these amazing pinks. I took one of them and stuck it in her garden, hoping it would grow roots. It did! And now I have this gorgeous flower in my garden too!

I watched this ladybug having lunch on my roses yesterday, came back later and all the aphids were gone.


Blogger FlowerLady said...

Love that Dianthus. How wonderful that it rooted for you and it's now growing in your gardens. What great gardening friends lady bugs are.

Have a great day ~ FlowerLady

July 06, 2010 11:40 am  
Blogger Gattina said...

Beautiful flowers !
BTW now it cooled down to a more normal temperature for July, around 25°C that's nice. You probably have the same haven't you ?

July 06, 2010 2:51 pm  
Blogger Meredehuit ♥ said...

My first time visitng your blog! I will surely be back! Lovely!

July 06, 2010 11:03 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've been searching for the name of the Dianthus that I bought today and I stumbled on your photo. This dianthus looks a lot like the one I bought. Do you have any idea what's the scientific name of your dianthus?

May 25, 2012 1:28 pm  
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