Garden Bloggers Bloom Day–October 15, 2013

Flowers are few in my shady Upstate garden, but my mind is still swimming with the beautiful blooms I saw in England recently. Here are a few of my favorites at RHS Wisley.

Dark, upright stems of Phlomis russeliana against a graceful ornamental grass.

Dark, upright stems of Phlomis russeliana against a graceful ornamental grass.

Hydrangea paniculata Vanille Fraise 'Renky' in the woodland garden.

Hydrangea paniculata Vanille Fraise ‘Renky’ in the woodland garden.

Dahlia 'Veracruz' in the trial garden.

Dahlia ‘Veracruz’ in the trial garden.

Eutrochium purpureum (our native joe-pye weed) in a border featuring ornamental grasses.

Eutrochium purpureum (our native joe-pye weed) in a border featuring ornamental grasses.

A view of the stunning herb garden, still buzzing with bees and other insects.

A view of the stunning herb garden, still buzzing with bees and other insects.

Taking cuttings of Cuphea in the mixed border on Battleston Hill.

Taking cuttings of Cuphea in the mixed border on Battleston Hill.

To see what’s in bloom around the world, visit Carol, the host of bloom day at May Dreams Gardens.

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