Echinacea do not go gentle into that good night.They fade, thinking perhaps their petals are tree leaves. Maples? Oaks? Shades of pink, orange, tired looking old looking purple…before crinkly brittle brown edges appear, spread, engulf…fall.
Purple(ish) is the colour of the week for this week’s vase of fresh cut flowers.
Today’s vase – both wild ad cultivated flowers that have so far withstood the heat.
End of season blossoms make up this week’s vase of cut flowers.
White Echinacea and colourful Zinneas are taking centre stage in my August gardens
Painted Lady butterfly amongst the Echinacea
Happy honey bees
Hollyhocks are the star of this week’s garden!