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And Now, Let's Add Humidity!

Eryngium planum 'The Hobbit'

Let's make July's heat extra miserable by adding some high humidity.  Yet somehow a little gardening continues.  When plants call, we answer.  

Bougainvillea 'Imperial Thai Delight', planted in 2015 from a one gallon, is beginning to make a visual impact.  If I can confine it to the tower, if it can engulf the tower in an airy manner, as it has the tower's base, happiness will ensue. 
It's time for Myrtus communis 'Variegata' to cover itself in flowers and feed all sorts of bees:  Carpenter, Bumble, honey, and last but important:  small, solitary natives.  
Bumble bum:
Bees are also mobbing an irregularly formed Agave 'Blue Glow' flower stalk.  Being a tissue cultured plant, an oddly constructed bloom stalk is not unexpected.  A regular 'Blue Glow' flower stalk on the right:
A massive amount of nectar and pollen available:
Not a new plant, but recent:  Neoregelia 'Milargros'.  It has lost some of …

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