Well summer’s almost over but you wouldn’t know it if you took a look at my garden.
Most of my plants are still blooming and I expect them to keep blooming and looking fairly nice until late October or even later. Some years I’ve still had roses blooming well into December!
This year my Phlox has been doing well. Often it blooms and then the leaves get covered in powdery mildew and the stalks die down only to regrow slowly hindering further blooms. This year however my Phlox did well and wasn’t affected by powdery mildew very much (my roses on the other hand were!).
Here’s what my Phlox looks like in bloom –
Isn’t it lovely? The flower heads are on stalks of about three and a half feet tall and there are usually several blooms on each stalk. I planted the Phlox near my Patio so that I can enjoy the flowers while I sit at my patio table. I also like that they are white flowers … you can still see them fairly well at night so they help highlight the garden.
Do you garden? What’s blooming in your garden right now?