What’s Blooming!

The growing season is just about done around here.  We are getting freezing temps this weekend, which will toast pretty much anything left. 


It’s still good for planting perennials, though.  I couldn’t resist another end-of-season sale from Hosta’s Direct on Heuchera and got 5 more baby plants for $3.95 each!


I contacted them today about planting with the freeze coming and they suggested waiting until Monday when the temps will be back in the 30s overnight. 

One last globe thistle is blooming now:


The hydrangea has totally turned pink now from white:


It’s perfect for today’s pink picture!

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There are a few stray blooms on the butterfly bush as well.


More buds on the rose bushes, too.  I am going to cover this and hope it survives the freeze. This is the Enchanted Evening.


Then there is the cardinal flower:


I really hope I can protect the foxglove as well. It has a large spike that is only about half open right now.


I love the purple speckled throats on these blooms, don’t you?

The Fair Bianca still has oodles of flowers and buds on it:


I’ll be covering that up as well.  I can bring the potted mums into the garage overnight, so those will be okay.  Not sure about the black-eyed Susan, though:


Last gasp of the snapdragons as well:


Still a lot going on in the garden, actually. I need to neaten up the fall display this weekend once the rain passes through.


We have our carving pumpkins! Gotta get ready for the carving party 😀  Not sure if biking will happen or not this weekend. Rainy Saturday and pretty cold Sunday. Not to mention we have a lot of projects underway… again.


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4 thoughts on “What’s Blooming!

  1. debby

    Both my mom and I saw the globe thistles in the Annie’s catalog and really liked them. Maybe I’ll add those next year. How big are the flower heads?
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