In front of the Office/Guest Room
- Two Popcorn Drift white roses by Star Roses & Plants and a Limelight Hydrangea planted June 2017
- Two “Pardon Me” reblooming daylilies at the point next to the walk on the east side of the front door) – Planted Memorial Day, 2017
- ‘Miss Tinkerbell’ reblooming daylily
- Knockout Roses
- Summer Essential Spring Mix glads from American Meadows next to the brick. 5/16/2019
In front of the Living Room-Studio
- Grape Ripple daylily. Bloom size is 5″
- Knockout Roses
- two Stella de Oro at the back door -Memorial Day 2017
- Jerome Daylily – scape height 22 in, (56 cm)bloom size 6.75 in, (17 cm); bloom season Early-Midseason; ploidy Diploid; foliage type Evergreen; bloom habit Extended.
- 5/16/2019 – Summer Essential Spring Mix glads from American Meadows
Outside the Kitchen window
- Stella D’Oro Daylilies
- Knock Roses
- Pink Climbing Rose
- Spider Lilies
- Ming Porcelain Daylily – Evergreen. Tetrapoid rebloomer. Large 6″ blooms pastel ivory pink touched peach edged with lime green throat 36″ x 24″.
- Peacock Orchid – Acidanthera Callianthus. 25 bulbs planted 5/18/2019 next to the kitchen door.
- Burbine – Near the door.
- Lucky Star Pentas Near door.
East side of the driveway
- Quick Fire Hydrangea (south end of the bed). Panicle hydrangea from Flowerwood Nursery, Inc. of Mobile AL
- Pinkie Winkie Hydrangea. Panicle hydrangea from Flowerwood Nursery, Inc. of Mobile AL.
- Two semi-dwarf “Ever Sapphire” Agapanthus. An African lily.
- three dark
leaf, deep red crepe myrtles named Sunset Magic (Lagerstroemia) “ PIILAG-IXPPAF”
The Citrus Grove — East side of the driveway between the pecans and the fence.
- Along the driveway:
- Meyer Lemons – Center and northmost trees
- Omari Satsuma – Southmost
- Blood-red orange – At the fence south of the azalea
- Two Florida King Peaches – Center of the space lined up north and south
- Pineapple Pear – Between the two large pecan trees
In the Crepe Myrtle Bed along the 4-board fence at the road
Christmas 2014 – Planted eight Natchez crepe myrtles along the new 4-board wood fence.
9/24/2018 – Planted one clump of Savanha Debutant and one of Siloam June Bug both rebloomers from Oakes Daylilies. The SJB was the bonus plant. Both were planted between Crepes 6 & 7 (counting from the east) with the Savanha Debutant on the west side of the Bridal Wreath and the SBJ on the east side. See Post here.
10/21/2018 – Planted four “Imperial Blue” Plumbagos (
4/3/2019 – Planted the following four daylily “fans” bought from American Meadows.
- ‘Crimson Pirate’ Daylily
- ‘Frans Hals’ Daylily
- Original Orange Daylily – Located in the back of the SE corner bed with the power pole.
- ‘Strawberry Candy’ Reblooming Daylily
4/8/2019 – SE corner of the yard at the power pole.
- Autumn Lily (white) Rhododendron ‘
- Autumn Fire (red) Rhododendron ‘Roblez’ PP28279
4/27/2019 – Moved Golden Dewdrop daylily from against the house to east of Crepe 7. As it was against the house it was one of the early lilies we planted when getting started. It is a reblooming with the flower size 3″ to 4.5″ diameter (small).
Beds on the yard side of the angled wood fence at the gate
- An Autumn Sunburst Encore Azalea on each side
- A Bridal Wreath on each side
- Indigo on both sides
- Hostas and Amaryllis on the west side
Along the Front Yard’s east edge at the 4-board fence next to the pecan orchard
- Shishi Gashira Camellias, 2 ea. planted 1/7/2018
- Bella Rouge Camellias – 2 ea. planted 1/7/2018
- Bridal Wreaths at each power pole
- Three daylilies moved here on 4/3/2018
- Red grandifloria rose
In Pecan Orchard along the 4-board fence
- “Semmes Beauty” Oakleaf Hydrangea
- Texas Laurel brought from Houston
Bay Tree bed
- Bay Tree brought from Houston
- 10/21/2018 -six daylily bulbs bought from American Meadows
- ‘Frans Hals’ Daylily reblooming again in fall. Boasting big, bi-colored flowers that alternate rusty crimson inner petals and yellow throats, with sunny yellow outer petals. Mature Plant Size 20-24″ tall, 18-24″ wide. Bloom Time Mid to late summer
- ‘Hyperion’ reblooming daylily’s sunny-yellow blooms are prolific and sweetly fragrant. The large, 5″ flowers last into the evening hours. Is a strong, easy-to-grow variety that has been in cultivation for over 80 years. Very cold hardy and attractive to butterflies. Mature Plant Size 36-40″ tall, 18-24″ wide. Bloom Time Early to mid-summer. NOTE – Some or all of these were moved to the backyard beds 4/6/2019.
- Roses – Two white hybrid teas (relocated from the crepe bed along the road Oct 2018) and two Julia Childs floribundas, April 2019.
Bed along north side of house under windows at AC
- Three azaleas from the original planting by mom and dad.
- Camillia from the original planting by mom and dad.
- Hydrangea that was a child of the one at the Kitchen door before the patio.
- Azalea called “Conversation Piece”, a Rotan Hill Hybrid in front (north) of the AC Compressor. Oct 2018
- Encore Autumn Fire Azalea (dwarf) on the east side of the AC. April 2019.
- Two peach colored hibiscuses at the east end bulb out. May 2019.
Bed between Utility Room wall and Back Patio – Created Fall 2018
- Three “Frost Proof” Gardenias on the north end in front of the
- Two Painted Ladies hibiscuses between the President Reds.
- Two President Red hibiscuses on the south end and two next to electrical panels and gardenias.
Bed along the south wall of the Grain Bin– Created Spring 2019
- Natchez Crepe Myrtle and a traditional Crepe from somewhere.
- Union Baptist Church azalea transplants
- Two Bridal Wreaths that were not doing anything in the front yard
- Fatsia Japonica in front of the firewood shed (from Ted)
- Three clumps of small daylilies that were the first ones we brought from Houston that did not do well against the house outside the Guest Room.
Bed on north side of the backyard along the azaleas
- Hyperion – east end
- Frans Hals – west end
- Miss Tinkerbell
- Wood Ferns – planted 4/6/2019
- Original Sundown Farms’ five lilies identified by PlantSnap app as Pyjama Lily; Crinum Macowanii. From Wikipedia; “a deciduous bulbous plant species native to Africa. Along with other members of the Amaryllidaceae family, it has been used in traditional medicine throughout southern Africa.”