Common Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is anything but common with its 8' bloom stalks.
Seeds pinched from the roadside
Reaching for blue skies finally after weeks of rain
A swath of Firewheel (Gaillardia pulchella) on the left and Mexican Hats (Ratibidia columnifera) edge the buffalo grass lawn.
Coming at you like a pair of headlamps, Datura wrightii or Moonflower shines bright
Peter's Purple Monarda in the the background.
Wild Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa)
Larkspur is typically finished by now but the heat has yet to fully set in
Canna 'Striped Beauty'
Amaranth 'Hopi Red' setting plenty of seeds
White Plumbago forms a background for silvery agaves in the front garden.
Tons of rain triggered the blooms of Texas Sage (Leucophyllum frutecans)
Lantana 'New Gold' adds a bright spot across the way
Garden Blogger's Bloom Day is hosted by Carol at May Dreams Gardens for bloggers to share their garden blooms.