|The lantana was purchased on clearance at Lowe's a couple of years ago for
the whopping sum of 25 cents. I believe this plant has offered the best rate
of return on investment ofany in the garden!
|The ex-Asters are in full and glorious bloom.
|Russian Sage, Fernleaf Lavender & Ex-Asters share a
bed with Rock Rose and Pink Muhly Grass.
|The purple Salvia 'Amistad' has been spectacular.
That's white lantana in the foreground.
|It's been a good year for the coral vine.
|Cassia splendida 'Buttercream'
|Hamelia, Pink Turk's Cap and Thryallis
are the dominant plants in this picture.
|The corner bed: Cuphea, lantana, Bauhinia, Abelmoschus,
Pink Muhly Grass ... and more!
|Another view of the corner bed: Pink Muhly Grass, Gaillardias,
Calylophus, Lantana, Turnera ... and more!
|These zinnias keep pumping out the screaming red-orange blooms.
The HG shudders at the mankiness of the foliage but I remind her
that the butterflies, like honey badger, don't give a ...
|The bed along the garage wall has been a real feast
for the eyes this year. Giant aloe, spiderwort, coneflowers ... and more!