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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day - September 2017

September has finally come round and fall is inching closer. In the next few days, the rain will return to the Pacific NW and it will be welcome. It's been hot, smokey and extremely dry.

September blooms are full of charm....so this pretty is aptly name.

Below is anenome 'Honorine Jobert'. It's putting on quite the show of blooms right now. I love this anenome for it's height, lush foliage and profuse autumn blooms.

Astrantia 'Roma' is blooming again...such a pretty, silvery hue. A most welcome color in the dry, dusty, end of summer. It's a wonderful perennial for spots with dappled light. It is about 24" high and stays fairly compact.
I tried out a few new plants this year. They definitely bloomed later than I hoped, but when they finally did..wow! Helenium 'Mariachi Salsa' has blooms that range from orange to rusty-red an they fade into lighter hues.
The helenium was paired with a new to me solidago 'Fireworks'. Whew..this one to…

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