With summer coming to a close and autumn in the air, you may find yourself recalling the many colors of the summer garden beds. Fret not, an easy way to extend the colorful displays of nature is to plant chrysanthemums.
Gardeners who love unusual and unique contrasting color take note, this coneflower, Echinacea Cherry Fluff, will add pizzazz and interest to any garden bed. With an explosion of bi-colored blossoms from mid-june through September it will provide interest all season long. The centers of the blossom are bright lime green radiating outward and having pale pink colored petals with contrast with its stunning olive green foliage.
Try to think of your garden beds as your neighborhood. Just as in the area you live in, good neighbors make for a pleasant atmosphere to live within. One helps the other, this one can do that and that one can do this; and we all prosper. Well, plants are the same way…
Oh my gosh! What is that? It’s beautiful. These common statements are often heard around the patio during summer gatherings or family get-togethers. Mandevilla has become a common and stunning patio plant. It’s brilliant flowers of reds, pinks and whites add a tropical flair to any landscape and/or garden setting.