Tall and architectural
Like fireworks - ...and what did we do before
Pennisetum Macrourum explodes Verbena Bonariensis? Sanguisorba albiflora 'tall tales'
Hardy and invasive here prolific self seeder
Stipa Gigantea Carex? (will have to find label) Restio (variety unknown)
Plants flowering in August
Gaura lindhiemeri Salvia Uliginosa An unknown achillea Crocosmia
train young growth the most beautiful that like Gladiolus Italicus Unregistered
before it turns woody sky blue. above was never planted seedlings.
and then let it wind Needs space but just self seeded
through other plants Hardy here. and made itself at home
Good long lasting late colour from
Easy, loved by insects &
appreciates a little shade here. Solidago Unknown Agapanthus
Took forever to decide Tritonia Caulesens
it was happy and
eventually grow - now, Kniphofia A true pink bulb that you won't find in crocosmias
it's romping away (variety unknown) Appears delicate but actually extremely robust
A few roses flower periodically throughout the year
Rhapsody in Blue
(rose of the year 2003)
more a vilolet purple
Twice in a Blue Moon, regrown to replace it's namesake, being more vigorous and disease resistant
Neither are prolific flowerers here
Rudbeckia Laciniata Cyperus Involucratus? Sarracenia
Easy self seeder in pond or dry
Pitcher plants - Hardy bog plants - requires nutrient free compost (spagnum & sand).
Grossly and quickly becomes full of all kinds of insects. Flowers early before new leaves develop
Kniphofia Caulescens - the nicest of the pokers?
September 23rd ((Autumn equinox) eqiluxes) days where sunrise and sunset are closest to being 12 hours apart.
A bit of snow - we never get snow before year end....
and then it snowed some more...
A lot more
December 21st Winter Solstice - shortest day