|Juncus patens 'Blue Rush'|
|Agastache 'Apricot Sprite'|
The grasses have begun to ripen with color and the faintest of seed heads is emerging from the panicums, my favorite of ornamental grasses.
The coneflowers look drenched, but it was only a soft mist when I walked about the gardens this morning.
|echinacea 'Purple Coneflower'|
|rudbeckia and helenium|
|Rudbecka 'Little Henry'|
The trees where happy for the moisture. I have not been watering as regularly as I should be.
|Coral Bark Japanese Maple|
|Louie, White Pine|
|Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana 'Blue Surprise'|
Even plants that don't quite need a summer drink seemed refreshed.
|Calluna vulgaris 'Firefly'|
I really loved how the petals of verbena bonariensis caught the raindrops and held onto them. They look like little cups of glass.
The rain showers are over and while it will be cooler today, tradional summer weather arrives soon. For now, I'll enjoy the moisture on the plants with a warm coffee in hand.