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Tuesday, January 1, 2013

What is in bloom January 1, 2013 in my Atlanta garden?

In Bloom New Year's day Jan. 1, 2013 in my 18-month old Atlanta garden: 

Erysimum ‘Yellow Bird’ yellow wallflower

Erysimum ‘Yellow Bird’ yellow wallflower
Erysimum ‘Bowles Mauve’ purple wallflower
Pansies, Violas, Johnny-Jump-Ups
Rhododendron Bloom ‘N Again Azalea ‘Kristin’s Blush’
Rhodendron Encore Autumn ‘Moonlight White’

'Fudingzhu' Tea Olive
Osmanthus fragrans 'Fudingzhu' Tea Olive

Antirrhinum majus dwarf snapdragons
Digitalis purpurea spikes in bud Foxgloves
Gerber daisies, yellow
2 forlorn Zinnia
Iris unguicularis
Iris unguicularis, Algerian iris 
Tagetes lucida Mexican tarragon
Fragaria vesca Alpine Strawberries
Lavendula minutolli Green Fern-Leaf Lavender
Sweet Williams
Rosa ‘Little Women’ Storbook Roses, light pink
Rosa ‘Showboat’ American Storybook Roses, coral
Rosa ‘Coral Drift’
Knockout Roses, Sunny Knockout Roses, Double Pink Knockout Roses
Rosa ‘Sundance Kid’ American Storybook Roses, yellow
Rosa ‘Strike It Rich’ AARS 2006 hybrid tea rose has 1 tight green bud
Pink Frost hellebore
Helleborus niger Gold Collection Hybrids: Joseph Lemper, H. x ballardlae Cinnamon Snow, H. x ballardlae HGC Pink Frost, Jacob Royal, Ivory Prince

Edgeworthia chrysantha  
Viola walteri ‘Silver Gem’ American Beauties
Camellia ‘Debutante’
Camellia ‘Magnoliflora’

Rudbeckia triloba 
Rudbeckia triloba

Camellia setsugekka
Camellia ‘Setsugekka’
Pieris japonica ‘Mountain Snow’
Dusty Miller 

Sanguisorba minor
I am adding a photo of bejeweled Salad Burnet with diamond raindrops:    

1 comment:

  1. Wow! How wonderful to start a new year with so many beautiful blooms in the garden! Here in OH my garden is buried!