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Old August 19, 2019   #196
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Default Bougainvillea

I got a shiny new toy yesterday!
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Old August 19, 2019   #197
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Default Mona Lavender

This has been going gangbusters all summer. I have to put mine in partial sun as it cannot take my full sun.
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Old October 6, 2019   #198
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Native purple bindweed. Torenia, pentas, coleus.
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Old October 6, 2019   #199
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Default Dwarf Poinciana

Also known as Peacock Flower, Barbados Pride. Grows very fast. Blooms and produces seed pods all summer. Mine are a yellow, orange and red combination. I have plenty of seeds if anyone is interested in them. Plants are very thorny! I found out the hard way! Best to grow in zones 9 to 10. Does not over winter well. Still considered a dwarf, plant will still grow over 10ft.
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Default Blue plumbago bushes and the last canna of 2019

I've seen hummingbirds visit the blue plumbago a few times.
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I have a butterfly vine (Mascagnia macroptera) blooming.
One of the most neglectable plants I have ever seen.
No water from me all summer and still doing fine.
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The lowly 'Contender' bush bean....



On the other hand, this is what happens when one forgets to do a trim on fall mums before July 4th...Leggy City!



BTW, it seems that every day there are different things foraging in these flowers. lately it's been a variety of skipper butterfly I've never seen. Yesterday there were no skippers but loads of some kind of bee I need to look up. I wonder what will be there today.
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The bush bean looks a lot like a fragrant sweet pea.
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We've got asters and sedum. It's frozen enough to kill most other thing on top, though. Honeybees really like the asters, this year. I've seen them very active on sedum and Russian sage on some other years, but they like asters most this year.
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