I did take pictures on Oct. 15 of things blooming in my yard for Garden Bloggers Bloom Day (hosted by May Dreams Gardens), but did not get them posted that day.
But, better late than never, here they are. Thanks to near 3" of rain a week and a half ago and more moderate temperatures, some of my garden residents have begun blooming. This is the most things I've seen blooming at once in four months or so. Hurrah!
|Flame acanthus (Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii)|
|Copper rain lily. I bought |
one of these, but this
is an offspring. Yay!
|Autumn sage (Salvia greggii)|
|Pink and cream lantana |
|Trailing lantana, white variety (Lantana montevidensis)|
|Fall aster (Symphotrichum oblongifolium) is blooming a little, |
much to my surprise. It suffered this summer.
|Pigeonberry (Rivina |
humilis) - one survived
and one did not.
|I thought this purple oxalis died |
earlier this summer,
but it was hybernating
until cooler weather!
|These tropical sages (Salvia coccinea) |
were pesky in my garden, and I've pulled
them all. Now they volunteer in
unmanaged areas. When it rains they
perk up; when it doesn't, they die back.