Hangers-on

While I may be done with gardening for the year, not all the plants are. There’s not a tonne going on, but until we get a really good frost overnight, they’ll hang on.

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The toad lilies, of course, are as cute as can be. I may just get more of these come spring.

Scentimental and Blue Girl are trying to push out a few final blooms

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And this will definitely be the last strawberry of 2019.

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And I just love the African Daisies I got this year. I really wish they were perennials, but they won’t survive the cold.

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I’ve got to admit, irises in October has kind of freaked me out, but apparently, they are supposed to bloom now. They are a variety “re-blooming” iris that blooms in both spring and fall. But apparently, they don’t start doing it until their second year. I must see if I can get more.

We could see snow any time now, so I’m enjoying each bloom that remains. Anything still making a show in your garden?

7 thoughts on “Hangers-on

  1. Araignee

    It is almost 80 degrees today and we are having thunderstorms. I don’t know what to make of this fall. I saw one lone rose blooming in someone’s yard yesterday and it looked so sad.

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  2. Shirley

    Your flowers are still so beautiful! The blooms this time of the year just seem prettier for some reason. You have had a spectacular growing season.

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  3. delightedhands

    I didn’t know about re-blooming Irises! What a treat.
    The African Daisy is amazing!!!!! (I think I would cut it back when it is done blooming, bring it in and let it winter over in a dark closet until Spring!)

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  4. jatshaw

    That toad plant intrigues me, and so do those re-blooming irises! Last winter our African Daisies didn’t even survive in the garage. Thanks for the fun photos!

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