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About Arthur in the Garden!

A gardener in Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. I began this blog only to document all the questions I was asked about gardening. It has grown as an attempt to regularly post ideas and things about gardening. https://arthur-in-the-garden.com/

After Hurricane Florence

In Raleigh we did not receive the worst of Hurricane Florence. The electricity did go off at 5 am Friday morning and did not come back on until 1pm Saturday,

In the middle of the storm the Colchicums bloomed! They are like giant fall crocus:

And a moonflower

And Passion flower

Here are some photographs from around Raleigh:

The Coast and Wilmington area are much worse…

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Blooming today

Hedychium gardnerianum ‘Extendum’ (Giant Kahili Ginger Lily)

Moonflower vine

And annual Poinsettia

And it still reached 92f today!

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Blooming today

Perennial cucumber

Perilla

Passionflower ‘Temptation’

Rubeccia

Tropical day flower

Hedychium gardnerianum ‘Extendum’ (Giant Kahili Ginger Lily)– before the blooms

Annual poinsettia

Autumn clematis

Autumn clematis

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