Giverny Flora

Giverny Flora

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Masses of bright colours first struck the eyes.

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There was layer upon layer of colour. Above are the Salvias I remember from my youth.

There were old species but modern too; a lovely blend, keeping the garden up to date.

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Some flowers were like giant field weeds, giving the garden a natural, slightly wild look.

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Leafy plants that I considered to be for indoors happily grew there in the beds.

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We saw beautiful individual blooms, including a fine variety of dahlias glowing in the sunlight.

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There was plenty of gorgeous blue too; even Delphiniums; and what’s the next one?

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Clever combinations of colours, shapes and textures, gave continual interest. You kept peering and recognising; pondering and wondering. It was a feast of flowers .

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And bees and butterflies loved it there.

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Giverny was as good as I hoped, and better.

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Anne ….. 27.08.2016

8 Responses

  1. cilla says:

    Wow, some spectacular flowers Anne. I love those dahlias. I haven’t seen those salvias for years :lol: I don’t know what the blue flower is, I must try and look that one up. What fantastic colour for the end of summer, thank you for showing us. :good:

  2. Ambersparkle says:

    What a Feast of Colour Anne, thank you for letting us see them. I love Dahlias, specially the Cactus Variety.

    • gertie says:

      It was Tina :-) a real flower fest :walt: :dance: :lol:
      I like those spiky dahlias too; are those the ones you call cactus dahlias? I confess I don’t know much about them as haven’t grown many, if any …might just try for next season :good: :rose:

  3. shedsue says:

    How bloomin Fabulosso…What brilliant colours :good:

  4. gertie says:

    I was bowled over by them Susie, so unexpected and so brilliant :good: :dance: :walt: :rose:

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