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The six I have chosen today are from my favourites this morning. A cool day here, autumnal temperatures and breezy.

Coreopsis Moonbeam

A petite, gentle yellow, flower that appears in a profusion of late season flowers at a time when I have forgotten all about her. She has just started to open amongst the grasses.

Just beginning

Another daisy type that is performing well at this time of the year is Fleabane, Erigeron Karvinskianus. A joyful kind of flower but very promiscuous popping up everywhere. Easy going, shallow rooted so easy to remove although I cannot imagine why you would ever want to.

Erigeron karvinskianus

Ground cover for poor ground is this dwarf Persicaria affinis. There is nothing small about it other than its height as it spreads itself and carpets an area very effectively. These flower from spring through to the frosts with lovely little candy tufts of pale pinks through to red.

Persicaria affinis

Another attractive ground covering plant this is suited to part shade : Epimedium x versicolor Sulphureum is looking fresh for this time of year . Such a lovely leaf shape and markings.

Epimedium x versicolor Sulphureum
Miscanthus sinensis

The grasses are looking great and glamorous at this time of year. Clumps of Miscanthus are bulking up and swishing in the wind.

Last and by no means least is Zinnia Queeny Lime Red. To be frank she’s not Lime nor is she a Queen but still quite nice. Grown from Thompson &Morgan seed.

Zinnia Queeny Lime Red

That’s it, my six to share with our host The Propagator and you of course.

Have a good weekend wherever you are and thanks for reading. D.