September is here
With Autumn so near
I wanted a
Last Look at Summer
Very trendy this year … Orange and Pink
Coleus are pretty too, don’t you think?
Is it red or orange … who can be sure
This lily is striking … in no way demure!
So much texture and interest in thistles like this
But a simple petunia’s beauty is hard to miss
Though a common flower, geraniums have such power
Obedient Plant … elegant simplicity
Attractive, plump seedum blooms
Are special favorites of the bee
Ornamental grasses of shiny green and white
Even a weed among blooms seems just right
Don’t know what, but it just looked fun
A final shot of a prairie plant … and I’m on the run.
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Later – Cheryl
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I’ve never heard of nor seen an Obedient Plant before! What family? Where might I find one?
Here the leaves have started turning on the aspens in the mountains I travel through to get to my clients in Taos. Autumn is indeed very near. My favorite season 🙂
It’s also called a gas plant. I’ll research & get back to you. I like autumn too. Cooler but comfortable, beautiful with no bugs!
Got this on Wikepedia.
Physostegia virginiana (obedient plant, obedience, or false dragonhead) is a species of flowering plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae. It is native to North America, where it is distributed from eastern Canada to northern Mexico. Physostegia are known commonly as obedient plants because a flower pushed to one side will often stay in that position. The name false dragonhead refers to the dragonheads of the related Dracocephalum, a genus to which the plant once belonged.
Very nice; you know I love flowers. I have a miserable cold!
Stay in out of all the rain that’s coming. Take care.