We’re in the garden’s annual purple phase, dominated by the Siberian irises. I’ve spread them out so there are many clumps. I wish I could be as successful dividing the amsonia (or finding more). I need to thin out the black-eyed Susans and hope that will let the Walkers Low take off.
This year we have some white Siberian irises in one spot as well as lots of purple ones. I can’t remember where those came from, but I’ll be looking to spread them out over the next few years.
The first red-hot poker is blooming. (Yes, those are more Siberian irises behind it, and some yellow irises of some kind to the left.)
Last weekend it looked like this:
The next plant to bloom is likely to be this peony. Yes, more Siberian irises. You want some?
Some alliums that I thought had disappeared are back. But just some of them. I want to move these out of an ignored far-back bed:
We’ve also got these alliums:
These dianthus along the front walkway really look much more pink. I want to extend their section of the border (and get them off the walkway):