Garden Bloggers Bloom Day – January 2013

It’s a pleasant 50 degrees and overcast at Entwined Gardens  – Zone 7b – Wake Forest, NC.

Camelia

Camellia sasanqua ‘Yuletide’  which has been blooming for 3 months!

Daphne

Daphne odora ‘Aureo-marginata’ – Has been showing color for six weeks… Oh the anticipation!

Highlights of the Helleborus  show:

Helleborre array

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Hel Pink

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Burgundy Hel

Hellebores – what’s not to like –  reminder to cut back some leaves for a better show!

Jelena

Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Jelena’  – Copper beauty

Bracts Lecoth

Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Girard’s Rainbow” lights up the shade garden.

Technically not the bloom -but the pink bracts against the variegated foliage couldn’t resist!

Loropet

Loropetalum chinense var. rubrum ‘Ruby’

Interesting only blooming on the East side of the hedge, an esplosion of color!

Mondo Blu

Ophiopogon japonicus ‘Nana’ – Dwarf Mondo grass

The blue seed baubles  of seeds delight me… I collect and  scatter them to enlarge the patch!

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 Down by the lake – Narcissus ‘Rijnveld’s Early Sensation’

Osmanthus

Osmanthus fragrans – Fragrant Tea Olive

Such diminutive blooms permeate the Woodland Garden.

Prunus

Prunus mume ‘Kobai’  – delicious scent with a hint of cinnamon.

Rosemary

Rosmarinus  officinalis ‘Prostratus’  delightfully scrambles over a wall.

Spirea Ogden

Spirea ‘Odon’  –  this charming woodie  blooms several times a year…

Periwinkle

Vinca major – Periwinkle a ground cover I love to hate!

Enjoy – living the  EntwinedLife

Jayme B

NC Certified Environmental Educator

Garden Conservancy Regional Representative

JC Raulston Arboretum Volunteer