How could I possibly have forgotten to photograph my favourite clematis yesterday, C cirrhosa ‘Freckles’?! Shame on me indeed! I have been SO pleased to see the perhaps a couple of dozen flowers in recent weeks, the first time of flowering for this replacement plant. This was the only complete one I found today and may be the last, but isn’t it gorgeous? And with the greenery surrounding her you wouldn’t think it was mid November, would you?
I may have forgotten to photograph Freckles yesterday, but there were other blooms I DID photograph but forgot to include in the post. Here are (clockwise from top left): one of several very promising looking buds on Rudbeckia ‘Rustic Dwarf’ (it has been suggested these might survive the winter), long flowering Campanula poscharskyana, impulse buy (to justify p&p) Schizostylis/Hesperantha ‘Mollie Gould’, and the still prolific Ammi visnaga….