Thursday, July 12, 2012

Henry's Lily

Henry's Lily, or Lilium henryi, at Purdue Horticulture Gardens.  Picture taken July 6, 2012.

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Monday, July 9, 2012

Hybrid Flowering Tobacco

Another drought tolerant plant, this is Nicotiana x sanderae 'Crimson Bedder'.  It's a hybrid of Nicotiana alata and Nicotiana forgetiana.  Picture taken July 2, 2012.

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Globe amaranth

Globe amaranth (Gomphrena globosa 'Qis Purple').  Globe amaranth is drought tolerant and it's growing well here this unusually dry summer.  Picture taken July 2, 2012.

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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Purple Stem Joe-pye Weed

 This Purple Stem Joe-pye Weed is just beginning to flower.  A native Indiana plant. 

Once having the botanical name Eupatorium fistulosum, the most current name is Eutrochium fistulosum.

Pictures taken July 4, 2012

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