Our Visitors Depart For Home...

Our visitors depart for home, and now there's time for the garden again, after all the laundry and vacuuming and dishwashing is done. I went out briefly simply to look--it's been a while.  The pair of Lagerstroemia 'Dynamite' look great.
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The warm flower color agrees with the tips of the nearby Calothamnus and the Aloe flowers.
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Here they were just over a year ago.  I was about to begin digging out the Cercis trees, which the 'Dynamite' twins replaced.  
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 The biggest new development in the garden were the Yuccas.  Not only was the first 'Bright Star' in near peak bloom...
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...another 'Bright Star' is also developing a flower stem:
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The 'Margaritaville' Yucca are also sending up flower stems.  That's an Urginea maritima flower in the foreground. 
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Our visitors were a lot of fun, but it's lovely to be back outside.

Comments

  1. All so pretty, those Dynamites are living up to their name. It's all come a long way from a year ago. I just love yucca flowers. Beautiful!

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  2. Of course it is a pleasure to have visitors, i love it too talking,dining and so on, but our gardens are always calling us, as if we cannot live without them. Happy gardening again!

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  3. The Dynamite Crapemyrtles look great, such a pretty red, and really good growth for just one year. The Yuccas also look great. I see a few in bloom here when I drive around. I'm sure your garden was probably missing you even more than you were missing it.;-)

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  4. Yucca flowers are beautiful. I am still waiting for my first and having to start again with many in the new garden.

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  5. Great photos, the red Dynamite flowers are so beautiful and I love the Bright Star yucca with its wonderful variegated foliage and beautiful flowers.
    xoxoxo ♡

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