15 June 2019

June 2019 Bloom Day

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day
What's blooming in the garden on the 15th of the month

If getting back into the Garden Bloggers Bloom Day again, May-June-July is the time to do it for me.

Spring has been good so far - off to a cool start, but over the past few months, we have had good weather and good rain. Things are growing - including the weeds.

Starting with the rudbeckia that needs a little birth control this year. I think every seed ever dropped came up - even the ones in the lawn and sidewalk cracks.

And the rudbeckia that appeared came with some interesting variety. For example, this green-eyed is a hybrid from some 'Irish Eyes' I grew a few years back.

This came all by itself. The bees must have been busy in some neighbor's garden one day last year.

Still another rudbeckia variation in markings.

The Asian lilies, name unknown, are taking off.

Echinacea are just beginning to peek out.

And my cultivar echinacea 'Sundown', part of the Big Sky series.

A snapdragon mix was started from seed two years ago. Now, they annually reseed themselves in a myriad of colors. I was stunned by this one. Have you ever seen such a color combination?

For other garden bloggers' bloom day photos, spring over to the blog May Dreams Gardens.


  1. Beautiful blooms! The colors of Summer!
    Happy Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day!

  2. Ravishing Rudbeckias and coneflowers. Happy blooms day.

  3. I have some determined rudbeckias still showing color in my winter garden! I'm definitely ready for spring already :)

    My Corner of the World

  4. Your Rudbeckias may be more prolific than you'd like but they're also very pretty. They're mostly one season annuals here, although I did get a group of R. 'Cherry Brandy' to hang in for a second year once. A lot depends on how high our summer temperatures soar and what kind of winter rain we get.

  5. Kris,
    I thought they were perennials, but they last only 2 years here.

  6. Love your Rudbeckias, they always look so cheerful, no matter what the weather.

  7. Your June blooms are so pretty and I love the Rudbeckia and Coneflower! They will be blooming here in a few weeks.

  8. Love the rudbeckia and the echinacea. It's hard to beat those two in the summer garden.