July 06, 2014

Summer in Toronto: July blooms (and fruit)

Flowers and fruit around town to feed the senses


Pink yarrow Achillea millefolium flowers by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Pink yarrow (Achillea millefolium



It's July and the living is easy (but the gardening in the heat and humidity, not too easy.)

I'm sharing with you some pictures taken from client gardens and elsewhere.

I hope you're enjoying summer 2014 wherever you are!



Maltese Cross Lychnis chalcedonica by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Maltese Cross (Lychnis chalcedonica)


Blue spiderwort Tradescantia by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Blue spiderwort (Tradescantia spp.)


Sedum spurium Dragon's Blood stonecrop flowers by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Sedum spurium (Dragon's Blood stonecrop) flowers




Lanceleaf coreopsis lanceolata by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Lanceleaf coreopsis/tickseed
(Coreopsis lanceolata)

 

Butterfly weed Asclepias tuberosa blooms by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Butterfly weed
 (Asclepias tuberosa) blooms



Asclepias tuberosa butterfly weed blooms by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly weed) blooms
with a hungry visitor



Amelanchier alnifolia Saskatoon berry fruit by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Amelanchier alnifolia (Saskatoon berry) fruit.
 Many were still left on this shrub, even after I helped myself!


Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca blooms by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Common milkweed
(Asclepias syriaca) blooms



Butterfly weed Asclepias tuberosa Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Pollinator heaven!
Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
and common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)


Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Echinacea purpurea
(Purple Coneflower)


Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower Riverdale Farm by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Echinacea purpurea
(Purple Coneflower) at the
Riverdale Farm  in Toronto



Lathyrus latifolius perennial pea by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Lathyrus latifolius
 (perennial sweetpea)



Purple Coneflower Echinacea purpurea  Riverdale Farm by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Purple Coneflower
 (Echinacea purpurea) at the
Riverdale Farm  in Toronto

Echinacea Solar Flare Big Sky coneflower hybrid by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Echinacea "Solar Flare"
 Big Sky coneflower hybrid 



Perennial sweetpea Lathyrus latifolius by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Perennial sweetpea
(Lathyrus latifolius)



Filipendula rubra Queen of the prairie Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Filipendula rubra (Queen of the prairie)
at  the Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens 

Queen of the prairie Filipendula rubra Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Queen of the prairie (Filipendula rubra)
at the Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens 


White Trumpet Lily Lilium regale Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
White Trumpet Lily (Lilium regale)
at the Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens 


Joe Pye Weed Eutrochium Eupatorium maculatum  Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Joe Pye Weed (Eutrochium maculatum)
at the Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens 


English lavender Lavandula angustifolia Hidcote Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
English lavender (Lavandula angustifolia "Hidcote")
at the Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens


Astilbe x arendsii Bridal Veil  Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Astilbe x arendsii "Bridal Veil"
at the Alexander Muir Memorial Gardens


Pink Hollyhock Alcea rosea by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Pink Hollyhock
(Alcea rosea

in a Swansea garden

White Hollyhock Alcea rosea by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
White Hollyhock
(Alcea rosea

Alcea rosea Pink Hollyhock by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Alcea rosea
(Pink Hollyhock) 


Gloriosa daisy Rudbeckia hirta by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Gloriosa daisy
(Rudbeckia hirta)

in a Swansea garden

Hydrangea macrophylla hortensia by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Hydrangea macrophylla
(Bigleaf hydrangea / hortensia) 


Phlox paniculata Franz Schubert by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Phlox paniculata "Franz Schubert"
("Franz Schubert" Summer Phlox) 



Franz Schubert Summer Phlox paniculata by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
"Franz Schubert" Summer Phlox
(Phlox paniculata "Franz Schubert")



Summer Phlox paniculata Heliopsis helianthoides by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Summer Phlox  (Phlox paniculata)
and Ox eye (Heliopsis helianthoides)
summer combination




Dahlia Mystic Enchantment by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
Dahlia "Mystic Enchantment"


Sunny Wind tropical hibiscus rosa sinensis by garden muses-not another Toronto gardening blog
"Sunny Wind" tropical hibiscus
(Hibiscus rosa sinensis "Sunny Wind")