Vohann - Blooming!

In summer of 2007 I ordered some plants from a local daylily nursery, Eclectic Gardens, out in Hillsboro, Oregon. Having just recently transitioned from being more of a plant collector to think more along the lines of landscape design and grouping plants for a larger effect, I had ordered three of their 'Vohann' daylilies. In 2008, they were still getting established and they didn't bloom.

This year, however, I was well rewarded with their tall 36" flower scapes with regal red velvety blooms. They look great. Here's a few pictures from my yard:

Eclectic Gardens is a good local retailer for daylilies, I got several fans of daylilies, plus a bonus cultivar that they offered. Check them out- they have a lot of beautiful selections. Back out to the patio to enjoy some time with my daughter and some fresh iced tea!


Steve Silk posted a great article on the color orange in the garden at Gardening Gone Wild. Check it out- orange is such a great color, its the party animal of the color spectrum and it livens up the areas it's featured in.

Here is a picture of one of my favorite daylilies, 'Caprician Fiesta' with its beautiful orange blooms.

Another picture following is of a yellow/orange-gold floribunda rose, called 'Strike it Rich' I love the way it lights up my yard and the fragrance is just delicious!