Anemone x hybrida (Japanese Anemone) These are the graceful white and pink stands of 2-4’ tall and wide plants that help the late-summer / early-autumn garden come alive after the heat of high summer. No accident that many think of this as the “best of the fall flowers!” Varieties: “Honore Jobert” – single white flowers with yellow eye “September Charm” – pale to deep pink single flowers with yellow eye “Whirlwind” – double white flowers with slightly twisted petals
Rudbeckia Rudbeckia is also known as Black Eyed Susan and has daisy-like flowers, usually in yellow or orange with a distinctive dark seed head. Perennial rudbeckias are easy to grow in well drained soil in full sun or light shade. They keep on flowering throughout late
Globe Mallow - perennial low-maintenance, No fertilizer or amendments required, Prune once a year to 6 inches to 1 ft. after blooming in late spring/early summer. When pruning, wear gloves and long sleeves since the tiny hairs on the leaves can be irritating to some as well as an eye irritant.
Hitler's Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels glowers at photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt in the garden of the Carlton Hotel during a League of Nations conference, Geneva, September 1933.Goebbels smiled at him until he learned that Eisenstaedt was Jewish - a moment Eisenstaedt captured in this photo. Suddenly, "he looked at me with hateful eyes and waited for me to wither," the photographer recalled.
Washington Gardener Magazine September 2014 The Washington Gardener Magazine September 2014 issue is now out. It was emailed as a printable PDF attachment to all Washington Gardener Magazine current subscribers. Inside This Enews Issue: • Hosting Honey Bees in Your Garden • Black-Eyed Susan Cultivars • Growing Ground Cherries • Back Issue Sale • Sept-Oct Garden To-Do List • Dealing with Eastern Yellow Jackets • Latest Blog Links • Local Garden Events ...