Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day-September 2010

(Just a reminder that I am holding a drawing for free copies of Zan-Gah:  A Prehistoric Adventure and Zan-Gah and the Beautiful Country.  If you are interested, please leave a comment on the original review post by today.)

I just got back home late Monday night after two-and-a-half weeks of vacation in France (with a side trip to Italy).  Luckily the jet lag had me up at 3:00 this morning, plenty early to get my GBBD post up!  I think I had fewer floral casualties than I did after my last trip in June, but I think my miniature roses are beyond resurrection.  :(  What's that?  Time to go flower shopping, you say?  OK, OK, if I must...

'til then, here's what's blooming in my yard.

My canna, bright and fiery this morning.

My bouganvillea, which, despite always looking a little parched, somehow manages to put on a pretty regular show.

Red ginger, a constant performer.

Shrimp plant

I bought it for its foliage, but my polka dot plant does put out some cute little flowers.

Spider lily, Crinum asiaticum

Unidentified orchid

To see what else is blooming today, visit Carol at May Dreams Gardens, where she hosts the monthly Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day.  Thanks, Carol!