Fall Bloomers in the Automatic Garden

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Salvias are reliable plants in the Automatic Garden.  Some are hardy and most will reseed.  They rest for the hot months of summer and start to rebloom when the earth begins to tilt away from the sun.

 

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The Gingers are putting out their last flowers of the season.

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Pentas are in full bloom, providing nectar for bees,hummingbirds and butterflies, although the past several years have seen few butterflies in this area. The white Pentas reseeded this year on their own.

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The Ageratum, Rudbeckia, and Torenia are blooming nicely.  The Ageratum is wild and planted itself in the garden.  The Rudbeckia was a pass-along and willingly reseeds.  Torenia spreads its seeds all over the garden, especially in cracks and rocks.  They can be bought in the nursery in the spring, but the reseeding ones will not bloom until the fall.

 

 


3 Comments on “Fall Bloomers in the Automatic Garden”

  1. Such nice flowers in your garden at this time of year.

  2. Jardin says:

    Beautiful images & such a lovely range of colours. My garden always seems to have a tawny haze at this time of year.

  3. These are great for the pollinators, right? Winter’s coming! Time to get those last bits of nectar before the weather shifts! Thx for feeding the little critters!


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