Photo Friday – Pt. 3

Hi Lovelies,

As always, just a few photos from the past week. Hope you enjoy!

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‘Kurume’ Celosia, ‘Burmese’ Okra, ‘Tall Orange’ Sunflower, ‘Aurelia’s Green’ Amaranth, ‘QIS Mix’ Gomphrena
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Totally loving these ‘Giant Yellow’ Marigolds – more information about those coming soon!
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Cotton. One of my absolute favorites!
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This volunteer sunflower is incredible! Buttery dark yellow flowers, over 10ft. tall, and extremely long branches. Yes, please!
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These were originally picked for a project, but ended up on my kitchen table instead. Whoops. ‘Bright Lights’ Cosmos seed pods, Gomphrena, Celosia, and unopened Sunflowers.
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The foliage was already wilting by the time I got around to taking a photo, but the ‘Cafe au Lait’ dahlias are doing some big time blooming. I added some amaranth and unopened zinnias for a little flair. I think adding the ‘fountain’ grass was a mistake – I won’t add it next time. Either way, I still love it!
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This is what the field looks like right now. Next year, I might plant the zinnias closer than 9″x9″. It’s almost impossible to walk down the row of celosia right now – the enormous bumblebees are incredible territorial. Yikes.
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Patiently waiting for my new rose bushes to keep on growing! This is ‘Lady of Shallot’
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Another “Kitchen Sink” bouquet. ‘Cafe au Lait’ and ‘Precious’ Dahlias, Green Amaranth, Pokeweed foliage, ‘Kurume’ Celosia, ‘Bright Lights’ Cosmos.
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When the sun went down, I snuck into the celosia patch and took this picture – I’ve literally got to wait until the bees are “sleeping” or it’s going to be a bad time.
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The first ‘Double Click’ Cosmos of the season, so cute.
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