Photo of the day - 2015

34 posts / 0 new
Last post
Lori S.
Title: Moderator
Joined: 2009-10-27

Good news, Fermi!  Glad to hear you got at least one seedling.  It's a great plant that blooms over a long period here.

Harold, you'll be pleased to know that I did send seeds to the NARGS seedex!  Keep an eye out for the seed list.  smiley

Minuartia erythrosepala:

Lori Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3 -30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm

Lori S.
Title: Moderator
Joined: 2009-10-27

Monardella odoratissima var. odoratissima - seeds available from NARGS seed exchange:

Lori Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3 -30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm

Lori S.
Title: Moderator
Joined: 2009-10-27

Campanula stevenii ssp. turcaninovii (Campanula turczaninovii) with its interesting dark, upright buds and fuzzy, white calyces - seeds available from the NARGS seed ex:

Lori Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3 -30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm

RickR
Title: Moderator
Joined: 2009-09-21

Very eye-catching!  And nice Rheum, etc. in the background, too.

 

Ophiopogon umbraticola

Rick Rodich    zone 4a.    Annual precipitation ~24 inches near Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Lori S.
Title: Moderator
Joined: 2009-10-27

Hi, Rick!  What beautiful seedpods - I wish it was hardy here!  (Or maybe it is?  Who knows?)

Eriogonum androsaceum in fall colour:

  

Lori Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3 -30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm

Lori S.
Title: Moderator
Joined: 2009-10-27

Larix lyallii in late September, Banff N.P., AB:

Lori Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3 -30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm

Lori S.
Title: Moderator
Joined: 2009-10-27

Gentiana glauca in alpine tundra, Banff N.P., AB:

Lori Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3 -30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm

DesertZone
Title: Guest
Joined: 2011-08-20

Love the pics of your garden and the wild plants.

Dry garden, little irrigation, 9" precip

Shoshone Idaho USA. Zone 5b-6a

Hot and dry in the summer, cold and snow in the winter.

Lori S.
Title: Moderator
Joined: 2009-10-27

Thanks!  Feel free to join in at any time!

Bow River valley in Banff National Park, an example of an inverted treeline where cold air swooping down the valley creates tundra conditions at lower elevations than the surrounding forested slopes:

 

Lori Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3 -30 C to +30 C (rarely!); elevation ~1130m; annual precipitation ~40 cm

Fermi
Fermi's picture
Title: Member
Joined: 2010-03-03

This morning this little clump of rain-lilies was looking good.

Habranthus robustus seedling ex 'Russell Manning' Habranthus robustus seedling ex 'Russell Manning'

This is a seedling of the Habranthus robustus selection or hybrid called 'Russell Manning'

cheers

fermi

Fermi de Sousa, Central Victoria, Australia Min: -7C, Max: +40C

Pages

Log in or register to post comments