Sharing a few flowers.

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Spider_Lily

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Sharing a few flowers I have blooming now.Or should I say had before the the freeze last week.Can anyone tell me what the fist 4 pictures are.I found this growing by and old building.Looks like aloe vera but plant is hard not soft like vera.The bloom is on a tall shoulder high stalk.
 

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Spider_Lily

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A few more to share
 

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Dor

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Sharing a few flowers I have blooming now.Or should I say had before the the freeze last week.Can anyone tell me what the fist 4 pictures are.I found this growing by and old building.Looks like aloe vera but plant is hard not soft like vera.The bloom is on a tall shoulder high stalk.

Spider Lily Picture #3 and 4 are of Mother of Thousands. The first one is also in bloom.
 

Spider_Lily

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Just a few more my brugs were peeping out.And some assorted flowers.
 

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RonsGarden

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Sharing a few flowers I have blooming now.Or should I say had before the the freeze last week.Can anyone tell me what the fist 4 pictures are.I found this growing by and old building.Looks like aloe vera but plant is hard not soft like vera.The bloom is on a tall shoulder high stalk.

Very cool plant!
It is Bryophyllum daigremontianum, syn. Kalanchoe daigremontiana
 

Crabbergirl

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I love the prickly pears we have them all over. And the Kalanchoe I have red, orange and fushia
 

swindy

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Spider I love all the pictures. The first 4 look like they would be great in a large open area. If you still have them in the summer I would love to have a couple of starts to plant on the other side of the path from me.
 

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Spider_Lily

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Spider I love all the pictures. The first 4 look like they would be great in a large open area. If you still have them in the summer I would love to have a couple of starts to plant on the other side of the path from me.

Sure Swindy just pm me your address.There's alot of baby plants at the old building where I borrowed my plants from.They do well this cold weather hasn,t hurt them at all .
 

swindy

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This is the area I would like to start planting a natural style garden. The land that this complex was built on was at one time farm land that has returned to nature I would like to put in a lot of natural free growing plantings that will need little care once I leave. We do have a large rabbit population, so I am looking for plantings that will survie them. I f you have any ideas of what other plantings I can use please let me know. When I saw your pictures of the Mother of a thousand I thought they would look great in as mass plantings spaced out to a few areas back from the path.
 

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Wombat

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Wow what lovely pics Spider, that Mother of 1000's is a real menace over here. I pull it out every time I see it. In the right climate (mine lol) it's definitely invasive......love the colours Sharon!
 

lynpenny

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Here are a couple of pictures I took this week. I love the iris and the snapdragons and the tulips are up now.
 

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Crabbergirl

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My Iris are blooming, That's when I know we will not have another damaging cold spell!
Oh and look at the blueberries!
 

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lynpenny

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I was out looking and found these to take pictures of.
 

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lynpenny

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And I found these.
 

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lynpenny

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and then I saw this one.
 

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richnkim

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Wow! 1 yellow flower with those salmon ones!

How beautiful!

I don't have a picture but I found some light green zinnas today! So pretty!
 

Gloria

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I've never had luck with tulips either but I like your pics Lyn, thanks for sharing. It's not fair..all that beauty and I don't have much yet!!! OK..I'm envious...
 


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