Happy Father’s Day! In April I wrote an article about creating a container of summer blooming bulbs. Today, the container is in full glory. Earlier in the spring, most of the oxalis bloomed although you can see one lavender blossom on the left. The remaining burgundy foliage complements the color of the lilies. There is one dahlia on the right, this is actually the second one that has bloomed so far. The lilies are large and fragrant and there are several buds too. Looking forward to enjoying this all summer long.
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