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Bloom Day July 2018

Rose 'Laguna'
Hot weather is reducing flowering and damaging what flowers do appear, but there are still many to enjoy this July.
Rose 'Ascot'
Dahlia 'Color Spectacle'
Eustoma hybrid
Rose 'Comtesse de Provence'
Rose 'Drop Dead Red',  Daylilys,  and Lagerstroemia 'Ebony Fire'
California native Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum.  As the flowers age, they turn pink, then dry to brown. 
Unknown Dahlia  Aeonium nobile.  Impressive! Hummannia fumarifolia
Zinnias!  I grew some from seed--does that mean I'm a real gardener now?   

 Though past their late spring peak, there are still lots of Daylilys.
 The Garvinea Gerberas are doing very well--exceeding expectations.
'Sweet Surprise' is aptly named:
Annie's Annuals had high praise for Abutilon 'Victor Reiter', and I see why.  More than a dozen flowers and buds on a 12 inch plant that arrived here a few weeks ago as a four inch plant. 
The Erica verticillata I bought as an experim…

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