Tag Archives: Fall Blooming

Late Blooming Chelone, Turtlehead

Chelone lyonii 'Hot Lips' AKA: Pink Turtlehead
The aptly-named Turtlehead is a fall favorite! Not only do their beautiful blossoms resemble the shape of a turtle's head, but late-blooming Turtlehead  takes all season to come out of its shell. And it's worth the wait! … Continue Reading ››

Sedum at Sunset

I've heard sedum referred to as the workhorse of the garden. They are described as hardy and low maintenance, attractive to butterflies, easy to grow, long lived, and tolerant of heat, drought, salt, and poor soils. The good news is, it's all true! Add … Continue Reading ››

What’s Doing the Blooming? Asters

Purple Dome Aster
Purple Dome Aster
With the shorter days and longer shadows of autumn, come masses of blooming asters. Their daisy style flowers emerge in dense mounds of vivid pink, purple, blue or white with bright yellow centers.  They cheerfully brighten our late season … Continue Reading ››