|Hypericum frondosum is still hypercolored and River Oats is still golden.|
Without further ado here are the best and brightest of Clay and Limestone's 2011 wildflowers.
|Cardamine concatenata~ Cutleaf Toothwort|
February~The Cliff Dwellers:Heucheras
April~A Week Long Wildflower Celebration April is a happy blooming month. My garden is alive with so many wildflowers, bulbs and a few well chosen exotics. Cumberland Rosemary, Geranium maculatum 'Espresso', Senecio aureus, Phlox divaricata are a few of the ones I highlighted this past year. .
|Oenothera fruticosa is just one of the many colonizing wildflowers|
June~Pollinators and Their Friends
July~Phloxy Ladies and Gents (Summer Phlox)
It's possible that there may be a photo of PPPP in this one!
September~Plant More Natives
|Salvia azurea with a bee-lining carpenter bee|
My dear friends, Thank you for planting more wildflowers, thank you for taking care of the bees and all the pollinators, thank you for tolerating pesky wildlife, and thank you for another year of your friendship, visits, comments and joining me in celebrating wildflowers all over this great big wonderful world. You are the best and having you in my life has enriched it beyond measure.
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Gail Eichelberger is a gardener and therapist in Middle Tennessee. She loves wildflowers and native plants and thoroughly enjoys writing about the ones she grows at Clay and Limestone."