October 2, 2009

Bloom List and Photos of Early Autumn

Autumn 2009 marks our 4 year anniversary in this house. Very little gardening was done the first year, but I've been expanding the areas and rearranging plants ever since. The gardens are still a work in progress, so just give me another 10 to 20 years to get it right!

What's in bloom? Here's a quick list and I'm sure that I've left off a few plants.

Benary's Giant Zinnias (annual)
Impatiens (annual)
Marigolds (annual)
Cosmos (annual)
Hyacinth bean vine (annual)

Agastache 'Black Adder'
Agastache 'Purple Haze'
Agastache 'Navajo Sunset'
Agastache 'Coronado'

Coreopsis Big Bang 'Red Shift'
Echinacea 'Prairie Splendor'
Gaillardia (4 varieties)
Geranium 'Rozanne'
Hardy mums
Helianthus angustifolius 'First Light'
Perennial heliotrope
Sedum 'Green Expectations'

Encore® Azaleas
Knock Out® Roses
Osmanthus fragrans
White Butterfly Ginger
Gardenia 'August Beauty'

Salvia greggii 'Autumn Sage'
Salvia greggii 'Diane'
Salvia greggii 'Dark Dancer'
Salvia greggii 'Cherry Queen'
Salvia greggii 'Navajo Bright Red'
Salvia greggii 'Ultra Violet'
Salvia guaranitica 'Black & Blue'
Salvia uliginosa
Salvia 'Mystic Spires Blue'
Salvia 'Purple Majesty'
Salvia 'Indigo Spires'
Salvia leucantha
Salvia elegans (pineapple sage)

Words and photos by Freda Cameron
Freelance travel writer. My current fiction writing projects include a completed manuscript and several works in progress.

By the way, my name is pronounced fred-ah, not freed-ah. Thank you.

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