For the foreseeable future, the weather guessers have us in the mid-70's each day, with lows in the mid-60's at night.
The humidity has been so high lately that we've been turning on the air conditioner at night just to dry out the air inside. When we wake up in the morning, the windows are fogged over on the outside from all the humidity, even though the inside of the house is less than 5 degrees cooler than the external air temperature.
Not surprisingly, with the temperatures and humidity this high, plants and wildlife are responding exuberantly. The early daffodils are in full bloom.
Based on a couple recent blog posts I've made, you know, of course, that some of the blueberries are blooming exuberantly already. The rabbiteyes (Vaccinium ashei) are still dormant, but the highbush blueberries (V. corymbosum) are in full spate and leafing out rapidly. In my yard, highbush blueberries definitely seem to outperform their rabbiteye cousins; if I add more blueberries, they'll probably be the highbushes.
Have you ever heard spiderwort called bluejacket? I've never heard the term used at all, except in referring to actual clothing, but according to the USDA Plant Database, that is the official common name of T. ohiensis. I wonder if it's a regional thing?
Speaking of regions, the Florida panhandle is part of a region that is known more for its non-native blooms than for its native flowers. Believe it or not, I do have a fair number of non-natives in the yard and gardens, too. As far as the classic non-native plants go, besides the daffodils, there are still several camellias blooming lustily...