Coreopsis verticillata moonbeam, Epimedium x versicolor Sulphureum, Erigeron karvinskianus, Miscanthus sinensis, persicaria affinis, six on saturday, Zinnia Queeny Lime Red
The six I have chosen today are from my favourites this morning. A cool day here, autumnal temperatures and breezy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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