Tag: Itea virginica

  • Welcoming October’s Fire

     Viburnum trilobum ‘Bailey Compact’ with Miscanthus sinensis ‘Morning Light’ along the Secret Garden Walk  With fiery colors peeking through a misty, morning shroud, October began on a moody note today. The Cranberrybush (Viburnum trilobum ‘Bailey Compact’) has turned the brightest shade of red that I can ever remember and beyond, Fragrant Abelia (Abelia mosanensis) and […]

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  • Farewell to Late October’s Splendor . . . A Quiet Calm Before the Storm

    Leaves Catch Fire on the Blue Green Dragon and Fall to the Secret Garden, Below… Here, in the Cool, Quiet Between Walls of Stone, The Dragon’s Flames Dance Upon Inky, Dark Water Late-Blooming Ladybells (Adenophora confusa) Defy October’s Frosty Nights and Whisper Softly in the Mist Some years, Autumn’s radiant colors linger till late November […]

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