My daughter and I think we may have two kinds of rain lilies here - the Hill Country rain lily (Cooperia pedunculata) and the evening star rain lily (Cooperia drummondii). We are going to observe how long the blooms last to make a final determination. Both of these open in the evening a few days after a good rain, but one (the Hill Country) lasts one or two days, while the other lasts two to four days.
Only a few things are blooming in my beds, but that makes the ones that are all the more appreciated!
|Gray santolina (Santolina chamaecyparissus) is another plant that flourishes |
here without supplemental water.
|Black and blue salvia (Salvia guaranitica)|
|Rock rose (Pavonia lasiopetala) furled up |
as if it is concealing a treasure.