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For the record: on November 20th we had our first frost. Before that, this is what was blooming in my zone 7b garden.
Cinnabar Marigold (Tagetes patula 'Cinnabar') bought from the vendor who told me that they got seeds from the plants of the Great Dixter. The height of this marigold is more than 3 feet!
Salvia Black and Blue (Salvia guaranitica) which started its blooming only in October!!!
Mums that I wished would spread, but they don't!
Shrub rose 'Carefree Marvel' It's blooming even after the frost.
Verbascum chaixii 'Wedding Candles'. Beautiful and longlasting flowers! It developed several shoots after the main stock finished blooming.
Nasturtium that develops very long stems and crawls all over the bed. It needs to be held under control. One plant can create a huge green cloud with its healthy round leaves and bright flowers. November nasturtium flowers look more pale than earlier flowers.
Strong, loyal calendula.
Dahlia that needs to be moved further from the rose with bright pink flowers. Not a good color combination!
Vinka is reblooming after being 'shaved' earlier in the season:
On the above picture, notice how high were the plants. They covered the whole pedestal!
Cut it low, almost to the ground, and it will come back fast:
Nicco Blue and Endless Summer hydrangeas are covered with blooms.
Japanese maple with the Endless Summer hydrangea in the background.
Serbian Bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana 'Blue Waterfall') is blooming the third time this season! Even now, in late November. What a plant!
Hardy fuchsias were amazing!
Wild cyclomen is tiny but oh so beautiful. And, it spreads!
Japanese aralia (Fatsia japonica) is uunbelievable! Huge healthy plants!
Do you remember Blue fingers (Senecio mansraliscae)? I took the strawberry pot inside.
The flowers are small but cute. I am wondering if it can survive indoors. It certainly can't go through the winter outside!
Fuchsia Double Otto in the pot. My hero!
Summer started late in our area, but the blooming lasted far into the fall.
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