Bloomin Tuesday

(From upper L-R across & down: Clematis Snow Queen, Allium Purple Sensation, unknown yellow Iris, Rosa Morning Magic, Clematis Dr Ruppel and unknown purple Iris)

Every year I look forward to the first blooms of the season.  While all the other roses in my garden are budding up right now ‘Morning Magic’ beat them to the punch.  It’s a climber that I have planted on my metal arch in the Arbor Garden.  Pretty soon it will be mass of these pretty pink and yes fragrant blossoms.  Now ‘Snow Queen’ and Dr Ruppel were not the first Clematis to bloom this spring since ‘Niobe’ beat them by a week.  But they were the first to green up so they will get a honorable mention in this post.  Their looking pretty lovely growing together on the shed trellis.  The unknown yellow Iris and purple Iris are definitely the first of the Irises to bloom this season.  They both were pass-a-longs from two of my generous neighbors years ago.  Another first is this ‘Purple Sensation’ Allium that is starting to open in the raised garden bed out front.  All my other alliums are budding up but this is the first bloom. I forgot I planted a few bulbs in this bed.  To see more Bloomin’ Tuesday posts or to join in this week please visit our host Jean @ Ms Greenthumb.

13 responses to this post.

  1. Oh my your gardens are really waking up! Beautiful blooms today.

    Thank you Darla. 🙂


  2. Posted by Happier Than A Pig in Mud on April 26, 2011 at 7:58 am

    Beautiful mosaic, great colors-enjoy:@)

    Glad you enjoyed my Mosaic! 🙂


  3. You have such beautiful blooms in your garden especially those two gorgeous clematis, the pink rose and the purple iris! Great mosaics too!

    Thank you, I’m glad you enjoyed my Mosaic of blooms! 🙂


  4. I love the diversity that you have in your garden. I primarily grow flowers from bulbs but on occasion fall for something different here and there.

    Thanks Rowena. I fall in love with so many plants that my garden becomes quite a mix match of stuff. 🙂


  5. Pretty blooms. Love the clematis.

    Thanks Becca, me too! 🙂


  6. You do a great job of identifying your plants! I’m working on knowing and listing the names of mine.

    Thanks Debbie J, this blog and a journal have helped me in identifying and remembering the plants in my garden. 🙂


  7. All are lovely…

    Thanks Rosemary. 🙂


  8. So much bloomin’ goin’ on! Don’t you love ‘forgotten’ plants? We are just beginning to get some green on the trees so it will be awhile before we have much color. So glad I get to enjoy yours! Jean

    It won’t be long now once the trees start to leaf out Jean. Glad I could share my color with you though. 🙂


  9. I’m with you on those first blooms. They are all just so beautiful.

    Thanks Tina, they bring so much anticipation huh? 🙂


  10. Always enjoy seeing your flowers, Your clematis is ahead of mine. They’re all beautiful.

    Thanks Deb, glad you enjoyed my blooms. 🙂


  11. Beautiful Clematis!

    Thanks Melynda! 🙂


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