Thursday, June 20, 2013

My Favorites in the Garden

These red puff balls are my favorite flowers in the garden.  There are 4 this year, one is done blooming already.
These are called blood lillies.  The leaves grow most of the year here, just a very plain pair of leaves.  Then the leaves die back and stalks pop up and burst into these fiery red balls.
And I am so pleased that 2 rather spindly elderberry bushes are blooming this year.  I thought they had died so this is wonderful surprise.  I want to gather some of the berries to try and grow some more.

Linking up at: Mockingbird Hill Cottage


Lorrie said...

I've never heard of those puff lilies. Amazing and beautiful.

Claudia said...

The red puff balls are amazing! I've never seen them before and I find them really intriguing.

Thanks so much for joining in this week.


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