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Beowabbit
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Blooms! 
16th-Aug-2007 12:38 am
Scenery: wildflower blossom
Two of the wildflower species in the mix have really taken off and gotten tall where I planted them. (Some others blew elsewhere in the yard and got a foothold there, I believe.) Thanks to plumtreeblossom’s research, I know that they are Cosmos and Coreopsis, and they’ve both gotten over a foot tall — the Cosmos well over.

Last night I saw my first blooms in the patch I’d deliberately planted, but they were something I hadn’t even noticed among the Cosmos and Coreopsis before — little white flowers maybe a centimeter and a half across. This morning one of the Coreopsis buds had blossomed into a lovely orange-yellow flower. Yay!
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15th-Aug-2007 04:36 pm (UTC)
I'd never heard of the Cosmos before, and then in the span of about an hour there are two posts on my friends list about them. What are the odds!
15th-Aug-2007 05:12 pm (UTC)
Blooms!!!

*bounce bounce!*

The size of your plants just amazes me. Mine are dwarven, but they're blooming. I had 2 new Coreopsis blooms this morning, and about 5 Cosmos are in bloom. I'm still hoping for the "riot of color" I envisioned at planting time, but I'm enjoying the process, as well as your flowers! :-)
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