December 01, 2020
So long, ‘Grapes’ gomphrena. It’s been a grand fall.
But with a first freeze of 29F predicted early this morning, I expect your button-like flowers will soon look pale and freeze-dried. Well, it was time, I guess.
Sayonara, forsythia sage. You were absolutely beautiful for two solid months this fall. I will miss your moonshine-yellow flower spikes.
Thanks for a great show.
Rogue November-blooming purple coneflower, I don’t know what you were thinking, flowering so late. See ya!
But hey, mosquitoes will be dead! And this is when evergreen plants and structural elements take on a starring role. A cute pup doesn’t hurt either.
Silver Mediterranean fan palm, rosemary, Jerusalem sage, and a prickly pear with ruby-bright tunas have their time to shine now too.
What keeps your garden looking pretty all winter?
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