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Flowering in September


This is just a little blog of what is flowering/still flowering midway through September. Will be interesting to see how it compares next year.

This Zantedeschia aethiopica has been thoroughly enjoying our wet weather. It has not stopped throwing up flowers since Easter.

This Hydrangea Macrophylla is blooming away to it’s heart’s content.

Primula vialii has thrown up one last flower before it goes to sleep.

Still not looking too bad – the pink border.

Lets have a closer look……

Hydrangea paniculata Pinky Winky

Potentilla nepalensis Ron Mcbeath it took a while to get going this year but now it’s scrambling through it’s neighbours, I’m happy :)

Echinacea Pow Wow admittedly bought ‘’in flower’’ after all my other Echinacea succumb to the SAS but fits in quite nicely I think.

Lobelia fan series

Heuchera americana Plum Pudding – was teamed up with Heuchera Black Beauty, baffled me as to what happened. Both planted at the same time right next to each other. Black Beauty obviously decided it didn’t like my garden.

Ophiopogon Black Beard this was a little off shoot from another plant elsewhere in the garden.

Further along in the same bed – it’s not looking too bad either……

Monarda Prairie Nacht still feeding the bees and insects.

Alstroemeria Inca Glow another plant which has flowered all non summer.

Sidalcea Party Girl copes will with the wind and another good one for the insects. They love it.

Echinacea Bressingham Hybrids A taller Echinacea – recovering from the constant SAS attacks.

Sedum Colouring up now.

Astrantia Buckland 2nd time around for this. Trifolium rubens and Allium just beginning to go over now but have been colourful all season.

Erigeron I had already but this back but has thrown out a coulpe of flowers – any flowers welcome in my opinion.

Clematis Peppermint – produced it’s first flower a few weeks ago – there are quite a few buds now but they are taking an age to open

Phlox paniculata Violet Flame early flowers were ruin by the constant rain. Not as scented as it has been in the past.

Cynara Cardunculus

Only produced half the amount of flower heads as last year – more sun needed.

Astilbe Deutschland another new one for the wetter part of the garden.

Stokesia laevis ‘Blue Star’ I was surprised this survived the flooding which extended along to where this is planted. Will need to move this just in case the area floods again.

Persicaria amplexicaulis JC Caliente VERY VERY insect friendly.

Stachys officianalis Wisley White flowers have lasted a long time – another one to survive the wet conditions. A lovely clear sharp white.

Crocosmia, Achillea Terracotta and Persicaria JC Caliente in the hot border

Clematis ’Ville de Lyon The first flower. This has usually flowered from end of July. Just producing it’s first flower now. Suffering from powdery mildew which is disappointing.

Heuchera Berry Smoothie very short flowers on this compared to all my other Heucheras.

Geum Mrs Bradshaw I think this one is not getting enough sun. Will need moving next year.

Hydrangea Macropyllia Moved late in the season so am surprised this produced flowers. The rain will have helped it’s move.

Heuchera Marmalade still enjoying the shade under the Kilmarnock Willow. You can see the buds of the Skimmia just forming too.

Phlox paniculata Bright Eyes I bought these as bare root plants from Morrisons in spring. 3 plants but only one has flowers. The others have grown but not too well. I’ll be hoping for a better display next year.

Gladioli Surprised these lasted in the ground up here over winter. Just shows how mild it was up here last winter.

Strangely enough whilst all the green leaved Acers are showing a distinct Autumn colour – this Acer palmatum disectum Crimson Queen is not showing any signs of the changing season. It’s usually the first to turn.

I’ve still got Anemone, Aster and for the first time Heptacodium Miconoides flowers awaiting to grace my garden. A few more bright days and I’m sure they will.

Thank you for reading. I didn’t realise there was quite so many pictures until I started uploading. Cheers x

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What a beautiful September garden! And how very encouraging, here was me thinking Summer was over... I have a very overgrown garden which I'm trying to believe I shall one day tame, and photos like yours are so inspiring... thanks for these.

18 Sep, 2012


Thoroughly enjoyed that! Love your Heucheras - I'll be on the lookout for bright lime green ones at GCs next time we use the ferry crossing. Thanks for sharing your lovely garden. :o)

18 Sep, 2012


wow that's a lovely blog Scottish, lovely colour every where :-)

18 Sep, 2012


I absolutely love your garden. You have some smashing plants and have a real talent for placing them well together. Wish mine looked half as good as yours. It looks brilliant.

18 Sep, 2012


Gosh what a lot of plants still flowering for you. It's lovely to see them all filling your garden with colour. I hope they last a while longer.

18 Sep, 2012


All looking fantastic hen xx

18 Sep, 2012


You have some real beauties there Scottish, I especially like 'Pow wow'. It's brilliant to have so much colour at this time of the year, lovely garden.

18 Sep, 2012


I save it to my favorites ! Those very beautiful flowers and plants this is a super bloggsss:-))))

18 Sep, 2012


Fantastic selection of plants there Scottish. So nice to have a look around your garden with you. I especially like your echinaceas and cynara. Do you have any problems with it seeding around?

19 Sep, 2012


Such a pretty garden Scot. I rather like your stepping stones and amazing that gladdy overwintered too!

19 Sep, 2012


Thanks everyone - I'm sure I needn't tell you all your comments are much appreciated :)

Monjardin...I'm sure you will succeed in taming your overgrown garden. We gardeners just have no patience do we? :)
Nariz - thank you - I've found the lime green ones don't like my garden - the ordinary greens and purples do ok.
SL - cheers - It's looking as best as it has done all year. It's taken its time but I'm pleased.
HB - thank you ever so much for the compliment. I'm truly flattered.
Hywel - I hope it last a bit longer too :)
Pixi....cheers hen....nice to see you xx
Annella - thank you so much - that Echinacea is gorgeous ;)
Junna - salamat. I'm pleased you like my garden.
Poppylover - thanks for admiring my plants and garden. I don't find things seeding in the garden. Im a bit obsessive when it comes to weeding. I like to keep on top of it.
Grandmage - thank you for liking my garden. I planted 10 gladdy bulbs last year - only 2 flowers. This year 5 have flowered.

19 Sep, 2012


Beautiful blog ... fantastic photos :o)

29 Sep, 2012


Cheers TT :))

30 Sep, 2012

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