The garden is winding down a bit, especially since the growing season has been a bit long this year. There are a few plants certainly showing it. I cut some flowers for my son's party this weekend and I thought I'd share them with you.
First up, I have some potted sedums that are in flower. These stems came from some of my mom's plants at her cabin. I don't often cut sedum, but they look nice.
Vinca. These plants last quite a long time in a vase and usually root in the water.....and then you could pot them up.
My cosmos are still going strong and looking good! I have a few different colorations that have emerged and I'm pretty partial to these.
The sunflowers are petering out. They have been going strong all summer--until now--and this vaseful was about as many nice-looking blooms as I could find.
Last but not least, my fave of the group. Salvia, caryopteris (blue mist) and perennial salvia with sweet potato vine. Why have I never used the sweet potato vine in a little vase?
It's time to squeeze as much as we can out of the garden for the next several weeks until frosts come.....: )
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