late summer colour

Autumn at Great Dixter

If a picture paints a thousand words, there is at least a novella here and so I’ll let the photographs …

Dark Towers

Penstemon Dark Towers A change from the usual Penstemon, not so much on account of the flowers though they are …

Who Dun It….

Dinner Plate – Who Dun It Setting aside the obvious spelling catastrophe, this is a rather special Dahlia, with 6″ …

Helenium hoopesii

Following on from the little piece on Sneezeweeds and having mentioned the origins of the cultivated varieties in Helenium bigelovii …

Sneezeweed

Though I couldn’t find a plant label for this magnificent stand of Heleniums in the Duke’s Garden at Kew, it …