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Monday, April 16, 2012

Seeing Another Day


Coming through last year’s weather misery, the winecups and daisies were casualties, but the garden bounces back.


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2012: Louis Philippe (Betsy Pirie’s rose) April 15, Austin, TX, with Jerusalem sage and Desert Museum Palo Verde

All photos: Human Flower Project



About the only record keeping we do of the garden is a tax-day photo of one front bed with a close up of Louis Phillippe, a china rose.

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2009: Louis Philippe (a.k.a. Betsy Pirie’s rose) April 15

This plant was passed along to us from Terry Childress, who took a cutting from the rose bush of beloved neighbor Betsy Pirie. We took out an Archduke Charles to make room for Betsy in 2009.

In 2010, fully a year after Stan Powers had worked his wonders in the yard, and thanks to a delicious rainy fall, it bloomed in concert with the bluebonnets.

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2010: Louis Philippe (a.k.a. Betsy Pirie’s rose) April 15


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