Monday, June 23, 2008

Cosmic Flowers

I have no idea why I can't just let the flowers be. 

Are these the coolest flowers ever?  I'm pretty sure if flowers grew on the moon these two would be in there somewhere. 

 2008_0621image0079Eryngium Blue Sea Holly

 

2008_0621image0091A creeping Sedum whose name I cannot recall.

8 comments:

  1. Holy cow that is blue! Now Gina, are you playing with psychedelic flower colors again?

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  2. Katie - I only adjusted the brightness (which is acceptable according to the majority of bloggers per my post on the subject) because it was washed out. I did the same thing to the picture below of the sedum. The Sea Holly really is that blue! Do you have any of this stuff? It's beautiful!

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  3. Those flowers are really cool. Sort of "Star Trek"-like. Do you also grow any of the globe Alliums? Those are kind of space looking too.

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  4. Argh. Gina, I've been trying to ignore the pretty gallon pots of eryngium in my local garden center... THIS PICTURE ISN'T HELPING!!! lol. It's way too cool. And I'm way too weak. :)

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  5. Hi Gina, I am finally getting around to visiting a few blogs after many weeks of no computer time. Working on several projects in preparation for a family reunion here in July.
    That was a huge tree that hit your house....I'm glad you are okay!!
    That is a pretty sedum, I think I have the same one, planted from seed last year. I just bought 3 new sedums that were on sale....they are sort of addicting, ha.

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  6. How do you grow the blue sea holly? That's beautiful. Something I've never seen before.

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  7. I'm very partial to sea hollies too, Gina, and to confirm for you those who might be doubtful--yes, they really are that blue, some of them. They're glorious.
    I should know what sedum that is, but my brain is mushy this evening (too many weeds, a topic you're familiar with) so I just haven't gotten a niggle of a name.

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