Okay, enough with the long blog posts for now! It's time for a quick-and-dirty blog post with pretty pictures and not much else. These are some of the plants I had blooming in my garden today. For more information about any of them, feel fee to post questions in the comments section! For many more photos, click here. For more Garden Bloggers Bloom Day posts from all around the blogosphere, visit Carol at May Dreams Gardens.
Spigelia marilandica, second bloom after deadheading a few weeks ago
Asclepias tuberosa, also reblooming after deadheading
Honeybee on Asclepias tuberosa
Clerodendrum bungei, one of my beautiful monsters
Lobelia cardinalis, still going strong
Aralia elata has been dropping tiny white flowers all over everything for a month
When was the last time you took a close look at the flowers of Liriope muscari?
Begonia grandis 'Early Bird', my own early-blooming selection of the species
Hosta plantaginea, "August lily", night-blooming and wonderfully fragrant
Datura wrightii, last night
Datura wrightii, this morning
One more because I can't get enough of those daturas!
Morning glory (Ipomoea sp.), growing as a weed
Sphaerorrhiza sarmentiana (Gesneriaceae), blooming on my windowsill at work