Sunday, August 24, 2008

Lantana & Native Flowers

This is my lantana that keeps coming back year after year--this was taken the first week in July.

And here is a picture of my first sunflowers blooming about that same time.

This is a quick picture I took this morning--showing how huge the lantana gets--and how enormous the sunflowers get by this time of the summer. The goldfinches love the sunflowers--they're so entertaining to watch--the beautiful birds bouncing around on the maturing seed heads.

And another picture of the sunflowers is here--those flowers are 8 or 9 feet high--and they spread out quite a bit. I let them get out of control almost--but I enjoy them so much:

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