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Third Act

a flower.  a spider.   a big spider.  a 10 inch 25 cm flower on a 40 inch 102 cm scape.  three images…

Third Act

i might not be able to get away with a description so simple it is just the flower’s name.  now the question becomes – can the flower do just that ?  and perhaps just a little image ?  three to be precise…   please sit and watch the dance while you decide.

growing into the garden

daylilies are a perennial.  that means they come back each year again and again.   so when a daylily comes into the garden it is usually two fans.  often bare root.  so the first year is a recovery growth period.  the second year the plant will often increase the number of fans and in essence grow stronger.  the third year it has usually reached a fair portion of its growth potential.  so each of those years it is typical to see increase in plant size, the number of fans.  and to see increase in bloom count and bloom size.  this plant was in its second year here this summer.  it is doing just that.  this year bloom and plant size are on that growing curve.  they are almost to the predicted counts and sizes.  this is inspite of the general shortage of water this summer.  i expect Third Act to reach those targets in the coming year.  three images…

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big curls – don’t cry

i’d say it was out of my system, then again some days we start with a pun and go for excessive.  remember this is a garden.  we plant and mulch our mistakes…  now back to those curls.  today’s curls are big.  yesterday’s flower was in the 6 inch range, curled it is closer to 4.  Third Act is 10 in 25.5 cm – curled.  someday i will have to unwind one.  the un-curled petal has got to be much bigger.  right now it is about 35 in tall.  next year it should be closer to its registered height of 40 in 102 cm.  still it is not bad for its second year here in the garden.  space the final frontier – even in the garden.  let’s get to the flower.  three images…

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