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June 2017 - Garden Bloggers Bloom Day

It's the 15th of the month so that means it's time to showcase what is blooming around the garden in the fine month of June. Thanks to Carol at May Dreams Garden for hosting this monthly meme!

We are having a more typical 'Oregon' spring this year. It started with a very wet March and April, a glimpse of nice days in the end of May and as soon as the famous Portland Rose Festival started...we got the June weather 'low', usering in cool days with some moisture.

It's been a while since we've had a typical Oregon spring; one thing for sure..the weeds love it.

My spring blooms have consequencely been later this year, but the cooler weather has been good for stretching out those blooms for a longer period.

My astrantia plants have flourished with the cooler spring. Above is 'Roma' a staple in the masterwort world. It's silvery-pink color reminds me of the colors of fairy dresses.

Below is astrantia 'Hadspens Blood'. Yes that rich color is…

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