Valuable plants this time of year include astilbe, crocosmia and lots others! It's mid-August and lots of flowering and strong plants. I'm hoping for colour well into October. Below are photos of what's looking good.
Left: Echinacea (perennial). I managed to get two of these half price, marked down to £3 / $4.66 at a garden centre.
|Crocosmia (above) and astilbe (below) are both valuable plants this time of year.|
|Above L to R: Rose, astilbe, phlox, leek flower.|
|Above: Everlasting sweet pea - comes up every year, however, has no smell.|
|Above L to R: Carrot flower, everlasting sweet pea, fennel, astilbe.|
|Above L to R: sunflower, daylily, calendula, courgette flowers.|
|The petunias were potted up at the end of May and have kept going all summer.|
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