The answer is Yes! It bloomed quite nicely thankyouverymuchforasking.
Such a beautiful plant structure, and those hairy leaves mean that the deer do no like to eat it, which is why it is more than six feet tall at the moment.
Here is a close up picture, close enough to spy a bee at work. Bees just love this plant so much. I'm glad that it grows so well here.Surprise! Attack of the Guard Lizard!
We have these giant plastic lizards left over from the days my boys liked to play with such things, and they have ended up in various places in the garden. Mostly because they crack me up when I forget about them and get surprised. I suppose it is nice to be able to surprise myself once in awhile!