Six on Saturday – After July Rain

20 Jul

The garden has been parched for weeks so the heavy rain of the last couple of days has been very welcome, except where it has beaten flowers down, showing us too (as the Propagator confesses) to be too sanguine about staking the tall plants. Reminder to self – do better next year!   I love the photographic opportunity that raindrops provide.

1.  Yorkshire Fog – covered in raindrop jewels.

Yorkshire Fog grass

2.   Bill Mackenzie Clematis

Bill Mackenzie Clematis

3. Bill Mackenzie seed head

Bill Mackenzie seed head

4.  Agapanthus – these are having the most amazing year. We have at least 30 blooms on their way.


5.  Clematis Warsaw Nike

Clematis Warsaw Nike

6.  Nasturtium Verve

Nasturtium Verve

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3 responses to “Six on Saturday – After July Rain

  1. Heyjude

    July 21, 2019 at 6:15 pm

    Flowers with raindrops always look lovely and fresh. I have Clematis Warsaw Nike, but it was in a pot and not growing well as root bound, I managed to free it this spring and have replanted it into my Cornish hedge – here’s hoping it does as well as yours! I also had some red nasturtiums, they are so lovely, but none have reappeared this year yet.

  2. Katharine - teabreakgardener

    July 21, 2019 at 7:12 am

    What a great idea to get out and take photographs straight after the rain – they all look so beautiful.

  3. niasunset

    July 20, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    WOW! They are so beautiful especially the first one fascinated me dear Sally, Thank you, Love, nia


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