Although we’ve already weathered a scattered light frost in our part of southeastern Pennsylvania, there are still plenty of blooms to be found. Above is one of my fall favorites: pink muhly grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris). It’s not particularly noticeable for most of the growing season, but from early October to mid-November, those pink clouds are a delight.
Welcome to the very first Bloom Day at Hayefield! I found out about this event (created by Carol at May Dreams Gardens) just this morning, but I wanted to join the fun, so I managed to grab a few pictures to put together a short post. I hope to be more organized next month.
For now, let’s start with a great little annual sunflower (Helianthus annuus) called ‘Sunny Smile’ from Johnny’s Selected Seeds, sown on July 20th and flowering now at about 1 foot tall.