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These are the pictures that I took in my garden over the last couple of days.

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  • WaysideWayside Posts: 807

    Love it.  My verbena still hasn't flowered.  South east England.  My steeple bush on the other hand has started.  What's your lovely purple whirly flower?

    Last edited: 15 June 2016 23:12:18

  • Missy KrissyMissy Krissy Posts: 249

    Wonderful, wonderful pics Jacqueline!  I have butterfly envy!!

    My daughter and I spotted a couple of dragonfly nymphs as we were clearing some blanket weed from our pond the other day but didn't manage to get a photo! 

  • Jacqueline29Jacqueline29 Posts: 371

    Thank you Missy Krissy, and Wayside the purple whirly flower is called Liatris Spicata, it flowers from the top downwards. Common Name: blazing star Type: Herbaceous perennial. The bees just love it.

  • WaysideWayside Posts: 807

    I thought they could well have been Liatris.  I have two but they are always late if at all.  I don't think it's wet enough for them on our soil.

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