September has been very dry. I can't recall any rain this month, not in the last 2 weeks anyway. It's been fairly warm and the late summer flowers are joining forces with the annuals and other plants that are still showing their summer colour.
The plants in this post are more recent additions to the garden and them seem to be very good value, adding late summer colour.
Left: Rudbeckia Goldsturm I purchased this plant in a plant clearance and it's a great wee plant.
|Above: Gaillardia 'Arizona Sun' - this plant seems to get better and better each year. In its 2nd year it has been flowering from early Summer and seems to have lots more to give.|
|Above: Agapanthus - in its first year, it has had giant white flower heads for a few weeks that are now finishing.|
|Above: Tall phlox is starting to finish and has brought a nice bright splash of late colour.|
|Above: Hydrangea 'Magical Moonlight' (a free gift from Spalding Plant Company) has some nice long flower heads and goes from white to cream to pink tinted. Its been flowering most of the summer.|
|Above and below: Moths and butterflies are really enjoying the Verbena - one of my favourite plants. Its been flowering all summer and is a great plant for a cottage style garden.|
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