Friday, July 15, 2011

July 2011 Blooms - The Front Walk

Rudbeckia steal the show in the summer. Along my front walk, five varieties are blooming today.

Annual rudbeckia:

Perennial Rudbeckia:
Goldsturm, I think

Rudbecki triloba

Rudbeckia 'Henry Eilers'

Keeping them company, some other annuals I started from seed this year. I'm not very good with annuals, so these have been scrawny and slow to bloom. But, finally, I have:


And here's the whole thing:

For more July blooms, head on over to May Dreams Gardens, where Carol hosts Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day on the 15th of each month.


  1. What a cheerful, golden welcome to your home.

  2. Such sweet blooms to welcome you! Love them.
    Happy GBBD :)

  3. Those are all very nice. I really like your new header photo!

  4. I am so fond of melampodium because it reseeds in all the right places, cleans up after itself and laughs at drought. Today I saw a little butterfly light on one. Surprise!

  5. Thanks, all. I really hope I can get some seeds from the melampodium for next year.